You wanted to know how it is that a person can change his lifestyle? The answer is simple: Anyone can change if he is determined to do so. Some change for health reasons (they may stop smoking). Others change in order to please a certain girl—or fellow—as the case may be (they change their language … [Read more...] about Here it is . . .
Now you may wonder why I decided to make my own translation of the New Testament. There were a number of motives behind this effort. Let me mention but three. At this point in my ministry I needed to devote a concentrated period of time to a close study of the Scriptures. Nothing I could think … [Read more...] about Translator’s Forward to the CCNT/P
. . . When counselors may become so overwhelmed by a counselee’s situation that, along with Job’s wife, they want to say something like, ”Curse God and die!” (Job 2:9). In such circumstances, what must they do? Answer: remember the many words of Scripture that make no such allowance for such bad … [Read more...] about There are Times . . .
There isn't a single thing that the birds at my feeder do to deserve the largess that I bestow on them. I bought the feeders that contain the seed, I continue to buy seed to fill them. My grandson and I take turns filling the feeders. When a feeder needs repair, I repair it. Everything---everything … [Read more...] about Bird Life in the Church
A soft answer turns away wrath. But a foolish word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 Every time I read that Proverb, I think of Ping Pong. “How’s that?” Oh . . . it just seems to illustrate the principle in the proverb so well! “Don’t get it.” You see, many Proverbs are pictured principles of … [Read more...] about Ping Pong