RIGHT? or RIGHTEOUS?

I spoke this weekend at a church in Wisconsin. I’ve been connected with the church off and on for exactly 40 years. I spoke to them on the topic, “Being Right vs. Being Righteous” because I wanted to study the topic. I began with Psalm 40:10 where David says, “I...

THE KEYS TO THE KINGDOM

King David wanted to move the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. David loved God. He loved to worship. David had a heart just like God’s [1]. Therefore, he desired the Ark to be nearby, accessible for worship. He made this desire known and the nation of Israel...

KOBE

I’m sure you’ve heard. If you’re American – of course you heard. Kobe Bryant and his daughter died in a helicopter crash this past week. It’s been front page news 3 days in a row now. However, there has been almost no mention of the others who died with him. And as my...

WALK IN THE LIGHT

The following is contributed by Jerry a B4T coach. A favorite verse I often repeat out loud was given by an angel to Joseph: “You shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21). This promise always breathes faith into me. But...

TWO WORDS

In studying Greek and Hebrew words lately, I’ve noticed that there are two words that Satan has worked to change the meaning of. The first word is—Jesus.“God damn it!… Jesus!… What the hell are you doing?!!!” I recently heard a man shout as he was working alongside a...

LESSONS ON FISHING FROM A HERON

The following is contributed by a B4T worker in SE Asia Today I went over to the university to submit forms for the children’s visas. Then I had a leisurely walk around campus, thinking and praying, and looking at the wildlife! I stood and watched a Little Heron...