Point to Ponder

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which [...]

Attending a wedding for the first time, a little girl whispered to her mother, “Why is the bride dressed in white?” “Because white is the color of happiness, and today is the happiest day of her life.” The child thought about this for a moment, then said, “So why is the groom wearing black?” A [...]

Ten years ago a well known Pastor said: ” The Church in America must admit, the culture has changed us rather than the Church changing the culture.” (Here we are in 2014 and, sadly, the cultural deterioration has intensified.) Especially in the last four decades, there has been a deliberate and systematic, insidious erosion of [...]

For I Know The Plans I Have For You, Declares The LORD, Plans to Prosper You and Not To Harm You, Plans To Give You Hope and a Future. (Jeremiah 29:11) This was God’s promise to Israel  (after their 70 years of captivity in Babylon were completed). Note: Whatever and wherever the circumstances of life [...]

Consider an Analogy of the Tragic Consequences of:  “Identity Theft!” Approximately 15 million United States residents have their identities used fraudulently each year with financial losses totalling upwards of $50 billion.* Close to 100 million additional Americans have their personal identifying information placed at risk of identity theft each year when records maintained in government [...]

Philip Melancthon Martin Luther’s “Wind Beneath  his wings” “Luther had warmth, vigor, and explosive strength; Melancthon, however, had clarity of thought, discretion, and mildness. Luther energized his quiet friend, Melanchthon tempered his.” Page 523 Charles Swindoll “Come Before Winter” “One thing you can say about Mike Pence is he’s got a very calm, steady demeanor [...]

He or she is free indeed; who refuses to be wounded by Rejection or captivated by Praise! Contained in that statement are two powerful tactics that our Adversary will try to use; to defeat our Purpose, Peace, Impact, Victory, and Christian Example in our Journey of Life. Rejection has devastated & crippled the Worth, Peace, and fulfilling [...]

“As the host of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the descendants of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.”  (New American Standard Bible, Jeremiah 33:22)

The Bible says, “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” (NKJV, Ecclesiastes 3:1) And so it is, there are “Seasons” and “Times” that serve as the outline for The Incredible Journey Called Life. Consider with me, the types and shadows of the times and seasons of life, as we explore [...]