There are identifying marks on everything that we buy. The same is true of everything that we own. Identifying marks also are what we used to tell animals apart. It may be numbers. It might be spots. It could even be scratches that are on our item by which we could identify that item. Dents can also identify an automobile. There may be marks that identify people as well. One could have a birthmark that identifies them. One could have a scar that now identifies them. Identifying marks are all over the place. This illustration...Continue reading
Spiritual growth is an essential part of preparing for heaven. “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18). Paul described spiritual growth by saying, “But speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head even Christ” (Ephesians 4:15). The Hebrew Christians had to be reminded of the need for spiritual growth. “For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you...
This time of year is a time of family. Many families get together for many different reasons, but one is so that all can catch up with other members of the family. Sometimes families swap out with this day and with Christmas meeting with one side or the other. It is still a good time to get together and renew the love that we have for one another. It also is a time to be thankful for our heritage. Our heritage is those family members who have gone before us who have made us into...Continue reading
When was the last time you changed a tire? If so how long did it take you to change that tire? When was the last time you had to change clothes? You found something on the clothes that you wanted to wear somewhere and could not wear that piece so you had to go and change? How long did it take you to change your clothes? When was the last time you have to make some changes in your life? There was something that you were doing that the doctor said you must quit or...Continue reading