It’s Thanksgiving Day!

It’s Thanksgiving Day! A blanket of snow spread lightly in traces, A world moving fast to all the old places; Cherished smiles on children’s sweet faces, Can it be, Thanksgiving again? Food in baskets, good things galore— Food enough for twenty and more! Cakes and pies, and who knew we were poor? Say, can itContinue reading “It’s Thanksgiving Day!”

20th Century Contender for the Faith

He was born during a prayer meeting on March 25, 1942, in Peoria, Illinois, and by the time he was 21 years of age, he was pastoring Golden Hill Baptist Church in Rochester, Minnesota. From that humble prayer-meeting entrance into this world, Dr. Fred Moritz became a 20th/21st-century contender for the faith once delivered toContinue reading 20th Century Contender for the Faith

History’s Timeline Going Forward

The apocalypse is in the air! That statement has been uttered many times over the course of many years. It was the Apostle John, before the second century had dawned, who said, “Little children, it is the last time.” (I John 2:18) Another Apostle, Paul, had the last time on his mind when, writing toContinue reading “History’s Timeline Going Forward”

What Made the Psalmist Glad

“I was glad when they said unto me let us go into the house of the Lord.” (Ps.122:1) Now I am a dispensationalist through and through and am aware that this psalm of ascent was chanted in chorus as the faithful ascended to Jerusalem on their trek to the temple to offer sacrifices of praiseContinue reading What Made the Psalmist Glad

Of the house and lineage of David

A few months ago, a relative wrote and asked me to participate in a DNA test so that the genealogy she was working on would have some gaps filled in, possibly. I am aware that some people have made a serious hobby or pastime of compiling family trees and meticulously poring over genealogies. It hasContinue reading Of the house and lineage of David

The Kindness Command

There it is, right there shortly after Paul warns the Ephesus church to avoid grieving the Holy Spirit, putting away all bitterness, wrath, and anger. The command cannot be missed: “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” (Eph. 4:32) Christians live inContinue reading The Kindness Command