BREATH OF LIFE

“Then the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”  Genesis 2:7  Have you ever gotten a glimpse of an insight that is hardly more than a passing thought, but yet it seemed to require more intentional thought…

THE LASTING LEGACY OF ENCOURAGEMENT

“Be strong and of good courage, Be not frightened nor dismayed For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 In 1981 my young family of five arrived in Dallas, TX from the Midwest in the aftermath of being enveloped in a cult for eight years.  My wife and I…

PHINEHAS FAITH

“Then stood up Phinehas, and wrought judgment, and so the plague was stayed.  And that was counted unto him for righteousness, Unto all generations forever (Psalms 106:30-31).” The Back Story This brief account in Psalms comes from Numbers 25 where the children of Israel are being confronted with local Canaanite deities that appeal to their sensual…