Tag Archives: eternal life

Safe Here

Many years ago there was a coal miner in northeastern Pennsylvania whose job was to inspect the mine before the other miners came down. He would check the mine for deadly methane gas. Only after he had determined that the … Continue reading

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Poor Imagination

I recently heard a recording of John Lennon singing his hit song Imagine in front of a live audience. When Lennon sang the first line, “Imagine there’s no heaven…” the audience burst into applause. It seems to me the notion … Continue reading

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Different Kind of Grief

A quotation from antiquity tries to explain one of the differences between Christians and non-believers. It says about people of faith: “And if any righteous man among them passes from the world, they rejoice and offer thanks to God; and … Continue reading

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The Cost of Water

On Sunday, September 24, the temperature reached 86 degrees in Gillette Stadium for the game between the Patriots and the visiting Houston Texans. This was a bad day for the concession stands to run out of bottled water, but they … Continue reading

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Going Straight

As soon as my wife and I turned into our lane late last night we saw a skunk making its way up the driveway. We slowly followed it, our headlights illuminating the way for the little fellow. We didn’t get … Continue reading

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No Fear!

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Different Type of Grieving

My wife just attended the funeral of a young lady who had led a faithful Christian life. This service for Jodi Flinchum truly was a celebration of her life. There was joy through the tears as the mourners reflected not … Continue reading

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Good News for All

The good news about salvation through Jesus Christ is amazingly attractive to all people. It is simple enough for a young child to understand, yet deep enough to warrant the contemplation of deep-thinking scholars and philosophers. In his sacrificial death, … Continue reading

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Unanimous

After leading the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors to a record-setting season, Stephen Curry has been named league MVP for the second consecutive year. He is just the 11th player to be named Most Valuable Player in back-to-back seasons. … Continue reading

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Full of Hope

Is there anyone more hopeful than the avid fisherman? He is always optimistic that the fish will start biting any time. Surely moving just a few yards downstream will bring a change of fortune. Any hint of a bite must … Continue reading

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