“Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For everything in the world—the cravings of sinful men, the lust of the eyes and the boasting of what he has and does—comes not from the […] Read More

Confidence is Good, Sometimes

I like confidence in my mechanic, doctor or other professionals who are offering me a service. I see it as a good thing. There’s security in knowing that the person I’m seeking help from knows what they’re doing. This does not apply across the board though, so I’m finding out. Bible […] Read More

Holding a winning hand

Experienced poker players faces are expression-less no matter if they have great cards or lousy ones. In high-stakes’ games, it is rare for anyone to give hints to what they are holding. The only time it doesn’t matter is an all-or-nothing round when one of the players has an unbeatable hand. When I read the report in The Washington Times (November 1, […] Read More

“Lifesaver” discussion continued.

Question 9: The Bible gives hope, indeed, but what is hopeful about experiencing the tribulation? Answer 9: That is a good question and one that we need to thoroughly grasp. Viktor Frankl, the Nazi holocaust survivor who wrote, “In Search of Meaning,” gave good insight from his horrific experience. He […] Read More