Practice What I Preach – Romans 7

Practice What I Preach – Romans 7

Why can’t I always practice what I preach? I look back over the last several months’ offerings of Wake Up Calls and see that I espouse kindness, forgiveness, not being offended, and generally trying to always be Jesus with skin on to other people. Well, so...
The Basement – Matthew 10:26

The Basement – Matthew 10:26

I have a basement but I simply use it for storage and laundry. It’s not my favorite place so I only go down there when I really have to. Therefore, what do you think the chances are that you could eat off that basement floor? You’re right; slim and none....
Pain

Pain

If you think you would like to be without pain for the rest of your life – think again. I just read a news article about a little girl in Georgia who has a rare condition which causes her not to be able to feel pain. If she eats scalding hot soup she...
The Tenacious Leaf – Habakkuk 3:17

The Tenacious Leaf – Habakkuk 3:17

Right now there are still a lot of leaves on the trees in my neck of the woods. The color is vibrant in places but there is a noticeable fading in others. The wind is whipping up a fallen leaf stew swilling over the ground and sidewalk. Bright orange and red leaves...
Second-hand Offense – Mark 11:25

Second-hand Offense – Mark 11:25

Be careful of the second-hand offense. That’s the one where evil or unfairness or meanness or sin is committed – not against you – but against someone you love. Immediately you are holding a grudge against the perpetrator and boy if you could get...