Will you turn to The Book of Jonah since I am going to reveal to you a startling comparison I thought I would never make, and maybe you to after I get finished. In the first few verses of chapter 1, the minor prophet Jonah is instructed by the Lord that he is to go … More What Do I And The Prophet Jonah Have In Common?
” … What once had been productive life-giving land had been rendered uninhabitable. I’d flown into Somaliland to assess the needs around Hargeisa. Out in the countryside, we’d quickly concluded that there is nothing that these people don’t need.”~Nik Ripken “An Interview Of Nik And Ruth Ripken On ‘The Insanity Of God’”
I have been battling diabetes for over 35 years. With all the knowledge and applied correctly, there is still “risk” when things just don’t add up right. Such as I could have had bad insulin, or I could have had a bad insulin delivery, or it could have been that I caught something at work, … More “When Life Hands You Lemons, It Is Only God Who Can Turn It To Lemonade…”
“A few days later, walking alone down an alley in Hargeisa, I noticed a little boy about the same size as my son Andrew. … On the opposite side of the alleyway, some distance ahead, he was turned away with his back to me, he didn’t see me. He was turned away with his back … More “The Insanity Of God: A True Story Of Faith Resurrected” by Nik Ripken
No Graven Images! But what does that phrase “No Graven Images!” mean? If you have been somewhere around a church (at least in America) then I want to bet that you have heard these words before. If you’re a Christian, you better know that this is the 2nd Commandment coming from Exodus 20:4-6 (different translations … More No Graven Images!
First of all, thank you for all of you who take the time out of their busy schedules to read my blog, and all off you who put their trust in me as a True Life Christian to deliver Hope, Encouragement, & Inspiration Through Jesus Christ (1 Peter 2:21).. Due to unforseen but exciting circumstaces, … More Blog Delayed…
“In 1993, I had only been in Somaliland for a few days, yet I had already seen enough evil and its effects to decide that this place felt like total separation from God. It seems to be a complete disconnect from what was good in the universe. Somaliland in 1992 was as close to hell … More “The Insanity Of God: A True Story Of Faith Resurrected” by Nik Ripken
I consider myself a True Life Christian. Yet, there are certainly times when God seems like He doesn’t hear my prayer, and it seems to happen when I am going through a trial that things are not adding up the way I’d like them to. You know, when I need Him the most. I am … More Do True Life Christians Have Any “Right” To Complain To God? (A Look-Back To the Minor Prophet Habakkuk)
“I know that the Bible doesn’t describe hell in great detail. I know that Scripture doesn’t pinpoint its precise location, but I recall that many theologians contend that the worst thing that could be endured in hell is eternal separation from God.”~Nik Ripken The Truth About Hell (Selected Scriptures)- Grace To You (John MacArthur)
About five to six years ago, my earthly father called me up at work and said, “Bonnie’s dead.” See, Bonnie was my step-mother. A few seconds went by as my thoughts were collecting after this horrible news, my dad asked this, “Will you come down with me to Pennsylvania where she wants to be laid … More Being Rejected By Your Dad For Openly Speaking The Name Of Jesus Christ…