Thoughts on Hebrews 12:14

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 05:49 AM There is a curious phrase found in Hebrews 12:14. Which reads as follows a couple of different translations: ESV: Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy… Continue reading Thoughts on Hebrews 12:14


Our culture is divided, God is not. Our culture demands that we get our pound of flesh when we are wronged; yet God gives us a counter-culture way to live. The most famous instruction is the Golden Rule – written by author’s Luke and Matthew. “Do to others whatever you would like them to do… Continue reading Confrontation

False Prophets

There are many today who either self-claim or are proclaimed by others to be a prophet. Whether a person self-claims or is proclaimed by others to be a prophet is of no consequence. A prophet is anyone who claims to speak a word on behalf of or coming directly from God. This is distinguished from… Continue reading False Prophets

Christians Falling Away

Over the past couple of years, I’ve watched close friends begin to fall away from the faith. When I say faith, I mean the solid, foundations of the Word of God. What was once sure, is now questioned. What was once a sacred doctrine, is no more. How did this happen, what is happening to… Continue reading Christians Falling Away

Sunday and Church Attendance

A New Controversy Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, a new controversy arose. After centuries of church attendance, people began to question the necessity of Sunday Church attendance and being part of a local body of believers. These people ask the question, “Does God command us to attend Sunday church?” To be more specific, does God require… Continue reading Sunday and Church Attendance

Christians & the Mosaic Law

Disclaimer From time-to-time I am challenged to research something and to determine exactly what I believe. We often deal with situations or doctrines that are difficult. My recent challenge was what do we (as Christians) do with the instructions / customs from the Old Testament? What follows are the results of a study that I… Continue reading Christians & the Mosaic Law


As with my other caveats, I am not suggesting in this post what is bad/good etc. Simply talking about how we react to the world in which we live. When good times exist, I observe people stepping up to the microphone or standing in the audience singing (at the top of their lungs) songs such… Continue reading Fear

COVID-19 Vaccines

Many of you are struggling with COVID, the lockdowns, the masks and now the vaccine mandates. While many dislike the authoritarian approach taken, few are being forced to do so. My family falls into the “force” camp – which essentially means, get the vaccine or walk. I recently embarked on a journey to dig into… Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines

Section Hike Begin

Wow – our section hike in Shenandoah National Park is ready to begin. We leave tomorrow morning about 8am and will arrive in Waynesboro, Virginia mid afternoon. Our hiking will begin on Tuesday morning (June 1). Garmin – GPS Location Link: Password is “hike”. Feel free to use this and contact us during our… Continue reading Section Hike Begin