Monthly Archives: July 2013

Precious Lord Take my Hand

Who wrote the song “Precious Lord”? I was very surprised to learn who it was. THE BIRTH OF THE HYMN “PRECIOUS LORD” Back in 1932, I was a fairly new husband. My wife, Nettie and I were living in a … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s 95 Theses

Between the years of 1520 and 1536 the battle of Europe was being fought among the Christians and Muslims for its very soul. Three years prior a poor monk had started his own war on the church that revolutionized Christianity. … Continue reading

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The promises of God are Yes and Amen

You cant build something by being against something. I know we have all heard people complain how unhappy they are with the various situations they are in or how unhappy they are with the way politicians are running the country, … Continue reading

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Lawyers, Nobody likes them until they need one!

Lawyers, Nobody likes them until they need one. My attorney’s secretary made this statement to me years ago and she went on to say when someone  is charged with a serious crime they are willing to pay serious money to … Continue reading

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Cherokee Indian Rite of Passage

  Some one sent me this. just thought I would pass it on. Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s  rite of Passage? His father takes  him into the forest, blindfolds him and leaves  him alone. He … Continue reading

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R.I.P

Rest in Peace. You have seen the headstones with this engraving on them that says rest in peace. Well lets hope not! I used to have a friend who had this vision of heaven as sitting by the river of … Continue reading

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The Valley of Dry Bones

Though Ezekiel lived with his fellow exiles in Babylon, his divine call forced  him to suppress any natural expectations he may have had of an early return  to an undamaged Jerusalem. For the first seven years of his ministry (593-586  … Continue reading

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