Tag Archives: Matthew 5:16

Wouldn’t He Show?

One Sunday after they got home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, “Mommy, the preacher’s sermon this morning confused me.” The mother asked, “Oh? Why is that?” The daughter replied, “Well, he said that God … Continue reading

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We’re Famous!

The recent development of vaccines to combat COVID-19 has reminded some people of when Dr. Jonas Salk developed the vaccine for polio. As people began to receive the polio vaccine, Salk’s sons got caught up in the excitement. Five-year-old Jonathan … Continue reading

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Light of the World

“We can be the light of the world without leaving our high beams on and annoying everybody.”—Bob Goff. Regardless of what you may have heard, I am still able to drive after dark. However, I must admit that I occasionally … Continue reading

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Real Love

A certain man was always telling his neighbor how much he loved the children in the neighborhood. One day this man had a new sidewalk poured in front of his house. Before the cement had hardened, some of the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

My wife bought some solar powered lights and put them along our sidewalk. They absorb energy from the sun during the day so they can shine at night. We recently had a cloudy day, and my wife noticed that the … Continue reading

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Still Improving

Portland guard C.J. McCollum was voted the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2015-16 season. McCollum more than tripled his scoring average from the previous season. The Most Improved Player award usually goes to a young, up-and-coming player. Remarkably, Stephen … Continue reading

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Never Out of Fuel

Dr. Paul Brand was speaking to a medical college in India on “Let your light so shine before men that they may behold your good works and glorify your Father.” (Matthew 5:16). In front of the lectern was an oil … Continue reading

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Reputation

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five years to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”—Warren Buffett. We all can think of people who have allowed a weak moment or a poor decision … Continue reading

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Showing Some Class

Jordan Spieth narrowly missed a date with history on Monday when he came within one shot of making a playoff for the British Open championship. A win would have given him three victories in majors in one year, something that … Continue reading

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Better Way

For the past few years, the New Beginnings Ministries Church in Warsaw, Ohio has picketed the Foxhole North club in nearby New Castle because they feature topless dancing. This past Sunday, several dancers from the club responded by staging their … Continue reading

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