Fair Weather Christians

Fair weather friends are those that stick close to you during good times but abandon you when times are not so good.  Fair weather fans are those who are great followers of their team…when they are winning.  Fair weather Christians are those who maintain fealty to God as long as the blessing flow. Job was …

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Good Sense

Do you ever feel like our society and culture has lost its good sense?  Good sense might be called “common sense” which is all too uncommon these days, it seems.  I read an op-ed by Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press citing the incredible over use of prescription drugs.  He cited that we have …

Ah, the Good Old Days

How many of us wish we lived in a different time?  This seems to reveal the attitude that many have that the former days were so much superior.  We look back to a certain period as the “halcyon” days when everything was better, cleaner, brighter, and more wholesome. I was asked recently by someone, “If …

Hanging Harps

This world is no friend to the children of God.  In ancient times the people of Israel were taken captive by “the world” in the form of the empire of Babylon.  Because of incessant rebellion and disobedience to the God who formed them and brought them to life, who made them a people when they …