Working Out

Religious people rarely experience freedom. Disciplined people frequently know freedom.   Religion teaches us that we must make our own way, and hold our own line, and fear of failure keeps us engaged.   Discipline teaches us …

Isaiah 26

ISA 26 Our city is strong because of God Our city is strong because our God Has raised Salvation up as a wall With a Gate named Jesus (first ending of chorus:) He will throw evil principalities …

Acts 3:16

Peter and John were going to prayer when they passed a man they presumably had passed many times, who was over 40, but had never walked. The man was brought to the Beautiful Gate to beg each …

Saving the World

Noah was called to save humanity from destruction. We are called to that same task. Our method is very different from his, though. His ark was gopher wood, and was designed to preserve a tiny remnant of …

Called as Witnesses

Jesus is on trial today, as usual. He is accused in “news” reports, He is accused in legislatures, and in “entertainment.”   We are witnesses, testifying of what we have seen and heard and experienced. We are …