Understanding the Canon of Scripture

The 66 books of the Bible, and there are 39 book in the Old Testament, which were primarily written in Hebrew. The Catholic Bible (a.k.a., The Jerusalem Bible) has additional books in their Old Testament called the Apocrypha. We do not accept the Apocryphal books as the canon of Holy Scripture. Here are some reasons why. APOCRYPHA = doubtful For … Read More

Never Give Up

It has been said that the easiest thing in the world to do is quit. And it’s true. It is. And anyone can do it. In fact, some people are so prone to quitting that they won’t even finish this very brief article, though its contents are lifechanging. So ask yourself: Am I a quitter? I have watched in disgust … Read More

The Business of Our Lives

When I was a boy, my mom was committed to our local church. So much so in fact, that I remember that we ordered our lives around what our local church was doing, and its schedule of services and events. But we were not alone in this level of commitment. The truth is, my mom learned to do this by … Read More

A Place of Strength and Power

It is a shame how much the word “church” is misused today, including in our newspapers and even in the old telephone directory yellow pages. They refer to Scientology churches, Unitarian churches, and others such as these as “churches,” which have absolutely no comparison with the “Church” described in the Holy Bible. A true “church” is an assembly of born … Read More

A True Spirit of Loveliness

God has put womanly graces into every born-again woman of God, even if they lie there dormant, in seed form only, needing to be developed. If you are like me, you weren’t even aware that these womanly graces were available through the indwelling nature of Jesus Christ, and yet the potential was there to be the woman that God designed … Read More