Creation, Marriage, & Family

1. Marriage is not a good idea, it’s God’s idea. Marriage is more than a social construct—a concept adhered to by people in order to promote stability in families for the greater good of society (although it’s true that marriage does this). Marriage is of divine origin—it comes from our Father! If marriage is anythingContinue reading “Creation, Marriage, & Family”

Work And The Image Of God

Of all the things that were created, Moses tells us there is nothing like man.  Only man is made in the image of God (Genesis 1:26-27).  I understand this phrase to be speaking about not what man is made of, but what he is made for.  Notice the language of verse 26, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness,Continue reading “Work And The Image Of God”

Working For The Lord

Can you guess what the following statistics (from Karl Thompson) have reference to? It’s something that occupies: 14 % of your total life, 21 % of your total waking hours, 23.3% of your life during the years you’re actually you’re doing this, 35% of your waking hours during those years you’re doing this, 50% ofContinue reading “Working For The Lord”

Being a Woman is a Wonderful Thing (1)

Janice and I are blessed with two adult daughters and one granddaughter. We also have an adult son and four grandsons, but this little piece is not about the boys—it is all about the girls. It should pain our hearts deeply whenever women are mistreated—all the way from a failure to being appreciated to theContinue reading “Being a Woman is a Wonderful Thing (1)”