Spring is Here! Tulips prove it.

A week ago, I noticed three tulips had blossomed in my flower garden. Within a couple days, several more. And soon, tulips were blossoming all over town, just in time for the annual tulip festival. On a couple of days, … Continued

Why Does God Allow Pain?

Sometimes things happen in our lives that we don’t understand. We know God is all-powerful and all-loving, so why would he allow the death of a loved one, or of a marriage? Why would he allow a worldwide pandemic or … Continued

What is Your Response?

Last week my blog was about discerning God’s will. Much has been written about this, but mainly God’s will is to be a loving person. Jesus said, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved … Continued

March for Life 2021

I watched the recent Virtual March for Jesus. The speech of Tim Tebow particularly impressed me. He gave an outstanding speech. (It is the last speech on the following video, starting at about 55:23). He talked about his mother’s pregnancy, … Continued

Comfort (Jesus Sings to Me)

During a despondent time in my life, my inner being was crying out to Jesus. One day I sat down at the piano and played at random. Soon it seemed as if my Lord Jesus was guiding my hands. Then … Continued

Questions about Running the Race

In 2016, my devotional titled “Running the Race,” published in The Upper Room, prompted an interesting discussion. I am reprinting it here. A reader asked many questions to clarify what I believed. I answered: Thank you, Elias, for commenting on my … Continued

God Has Chosen You

In my last post, I talked about the fact that Christians are called to be saints. God chose us to be saved through sanctification and belief in the truth. (2 Thessalonians 2:13-14) The basic requirement is that we have accepted Jesus … Continued

Stand Still

Three words have intrigued me lately: just stand still. I’ve been enjoying listening to and watching the Pureflix episodes of “Doc.” The song excerpt at the beginning of each episode is “Stand Still” by Billy Ray Cyrus. I’m not sure … Continued

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