A Closer Look… Ruins

Webmaster A CLOSER LOOK!

A Closer Look… I Give You Peace! RUINS — A falling down; the remains of something destroyed. People pay thousands of dollars to go to a distant place and stand in the midst of “ruins.” They stand in awe imagining what that world must have been like in its day of glory. That monument will probably never be brought back …

A Closer Look… I Give You Peace!

Webmaster A CLOSER LOOK!

I recently had a conversation with someone very dear to me about “peace.” I have thought much about “peace” in these days and this is what I came up with. Peace has to begin in me. In Luke 19:42 the Word says: “If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace!” All over the …

A Closer Look… How Great is the Distance

Webmaster A CLOSER LOOK!

“How great is the distance that separates man from God.” As I read these words one of my morning devotionals, I could not move from them. It was as though a rock had fallen upon my chest and I read these words over and over. There is no ruler, no measuring tape that can give me a “distance” between God …

A CLOSER LOOK… Five More Minutes

Webmaster A CLOSER LOOK!

This morning I listened to a new song written and sung by Scotty McCreery – FIVE MORE MINUTES.  Even while listening, my mind raced through so many times that I wished I had “five more minutes” to bask in the enjoyment or the specialness of the moment. I don’t know about all of you, but it seems as though my …

A CLOSER LOOK… Kitchen Table

Webmaster A CLOSER LOOK!

Yesterday we had several people in our house for a gathering and it was wonderful.  On the kitchen table is where we placed all the food to be shared — there were many bowls and plates and drinks; forks, spoons, knives; coffee, cream, sugar;  iced tea, juices, etc. etc. etc.– everything that makes a gathering so enjoyable. On my kitchen …