Isaiah 40:31 ““But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”   I can still remember the first time I saw an airplane takeoff. It was at a small airport in Orange County near the coast. That little airport had just one simple runway, no control tower, and no fence to keep people out, so I took full advantage of getting as close as I possibly could to the planes. I sat down in the grass and waited. In the distance IRead More →

Isaiah 54:17 17 no weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication [1] from me, declares the Lord.” (ESV) The 5th of November is notable in English history for two great deliverances granted by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy the Houses of Parliament was discovered, 1605. While for our princes they prepare In caverns deep a burning snare, He shot from heaven a piercing ray, And the dark treachery brought to day. And secondly,Read More →

Man’s Quest by Charles R. Swindoll 1 John 3:16-20; Matthew 11:25-30; Psalm 62:5-8; 91:1, 2 Greece said . . . Be wise, know yourself. Rome said . . . Be strong, discipline yourself. Judaism says . . . Be holy, conform yourself. Epicureanism says . . . Be sensuous, enjoy yourself. Education says . . . Be resourceful, expend yourself. Psychology says . . . Be confident, fulfill yourself. Materialism says . . . Be acquisitive, please yourself. Pride says . . . Be superior, promote yourself. Asceticism says . . . Be inferior, suppress yourself. Diplomacy says . . . Be reasonable, control yourself. Communism says . . . Be collective, secure yourself. Humanism says . . . Be capable, trust yourself. Philanthropy says . . . Be unselfish, give yourself. And on and on and on goes the quest of man. NoRead More →