All is Bright?

 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 Silent night Holy night / All is calm all is bright      Josef Mohr 1818 I am not sure of the exact inspiration for Josef Mohr when He wrote the words for Silent Night. What strange word are these? What Silent night?…

Hope of Heaven

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. Psalm 73:25 Hoping for heaven has sometimes been given a bad rap by the church. Some of this has been a push back on old hymns and past sermons that focused exclusively on heavenly bliss and ignored the…

Grace

One day what will matter most is not how often we were right but how often we forgave a wrong! And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. Matthew 6:12 NKJV

Seeing the Invisible

When we  wish to know the worth of a diamond we take it to a jeweler who takes his magnifying glass and looks at the color, counts the facets and so forth. If we need to sell a property we first call an appraiser who comes and looks carefully at it inside and out to ascertain…