When I was seven years old my family moved to Janesville, WI and began attending church regularly at the Milton Seventh Day Baptist church. Although I had a hard time staying awake during the sermon most weeks, I enjoyed going to church and Sabbath School and I loved to read stories from the Bible. As a kid I would read from the Bible all the time.
As we traveled to Missouri this past weekend to see my nephew get married we saw a lot of farmland. Some of the soil was ready for planting, but much of it wasn’t. I wondered why. You can’t get a harvest unless you first prepare the soil, then plant, then cultivate, then at the right time the harvest is ready. As the law of gravity is immutable, so is the law of seed and harvest. In the beginning, on the third day of creation, the Lord God put this law into motion. “And God said, “Let Read more [...]
James 1:17-25 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. 18 Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. 19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. 21 Therefore put away all filthiness Read more [...]