Friday, December 29, 2017

Somebody Say Amen!

As we close out the year, I thought it would be good to say “Amen”.  Before we do, we need to know what the word means.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Why Feast On Gruel, When You Can Dine AT The Master’s Table?

Many believers feast on the culture’s gruel. When problems come and life hurts they fall apart.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas Day 2017 … Palms Up … Make It A Habit!

May you BE a blessing this special day as you gather with family and friends to remember the greatest GIFT of all, The Lord Jesus Christ.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, December 22, 2017

Mother * Home * Heaven


A mother overheard a conversation between her children.  “Does Jesus eat in heaven?”  How would these children know anything about Jesus? Ahhh…. Mother * Home * Heaven  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Meet at The Intersection – Somebody Made Nobody To Become Somebody

Many years ago, Martin Luther said, “It is God’s nature to make something out of nothing. That is why God cannot make anything out of him who is yet nothing.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, December 18, 2017

How To Have A Stress Free Christmas

Economists are predicting Americas will spend $682 BILLION on Christmas this year. Want to have a joyous unstressed Christmas? Listen up!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, December 15, 2017

Mind Storms

The circumstances of our lives can become a storm – a mind storm. Most of our fears and anxieties have their origin between the ears.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Reminded by A Squirrel

I was entertained by watching a squirrel gather pecans and bury them. He was quite industrious. He collected and buried his treasures feverishly. He didn’t get to enjoy them though….  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Saints but Ugly Ones

In the rear-view mirror I saw a car trying to pass me in a no passing zone. As he whizzed by me, I read his bumper sticker, “Follow me to ______ _______ church.”  I thought, Buddy, you may be a saint, but you’re an ugly one!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, December 11, 2017

Stay And Build Or Leave And Live

God told His people to leave and live. Some influential men were saying stay and build with precision, God has delineated The Way of Life and the Way of Death.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, December 8, 2017

Called By Your Full Name? Trouble Ahead!

As a child, I broke a house-hold rule. I misinterpreted and misapplied my Dad’s word. We often do the same with the Word of God. I invite you to listen to Dr. Couch’s class on Hermeneutics and learn Biblical interpretation.  Go to:  https://scofieldprophecystudies.org/home/freeaudiofiles/ and scroll to the section: “A Self-Guided Course on Hermeneutics by Dr. Mal Couch”   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

You’re Only As Good As Your Word

Many people make promises they have no intention of keeping. Others are prevented from keeping a promise.  Others simply forget. But there is One who is the True Promise Keeper.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, December 4, 2017

Press On But TO What?

Everyone has struggles. As believers we press on, but what are we pressing toward?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, December 1, 2017

Careful! The Stories Can Become Just Entertainment

We have a tendency to view the Lord’s divine intervention in human affairs as His part, while not recognizing our own responsibilities to Him.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

It’s Like Looking For Hen’s Teeth

Since hens to do not have teeth this phrase means some things are impossible to find for humans AND for God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, November 27, 2017

Does Reading The Scripture Make One Saved?

The second question is Does knowing the name of Jesus make one saved? If I told you that I know the President would you believe me?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, November 24, 2017

Anxious? Worried? Enroll In The NMB Class

There are many degree plans which usually cost an arm and a leg. This course costs nothing but learning and MUCH practice.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Spasmodic “Thankers”

We are not born with a grateful heart. If we don’t learn to be thankful for what we have, we will never be thankful nor satisfied with what we get. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Departure

I don’t mean to be morose, but preparation for one’s own departure is of most importance. People often spend more time researching the best car to purchase or the healthiest food to buy and little, if any, preparing for their own personal departure.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, November 17, 2017

Is God Male?

I received an early morning email from a woman asking this question. She was having a Bible study (the blind leading the blind).  She thought God was neither male nor female!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Why Is It Good To Give Thanks To The Lord?

It is good because we engage our mind and attention when we praise the Lord. And giving thanks keeps us from ….  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, November 13, 2017

Big Decisions Ahead ... Seeking The Will Of God

We have times when we have to make, often, life altering decisions. As believers, we desperately want to be in God’s Will and not in His WAY!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, November 10, 2017

An Enoch Walk

In chapter 5 of Genesis, we see the reign of death – Enoch is an exception. He walked with God. He was going in the same direction as God, caring for nothing else but to please Him.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Misplaced Confidence

An unfaithful person is useless in times of trouble and, more often than not, bring pain to others. An unfaithful person aims at nothing and hits it every time!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, November 6, 2017

Onesimus, Before And After

His name means “profitable, useful, beneficial”.  He wasn’t profitable but he became so. What made the difference? He met the Master, Savior!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, November 3, 2017

The Widow And A Bit Of Flour

What could the Lord do with a starving widow and a handful of flour? Unbelief says, “I can’t. I am not able.” Trust says, “I can’t but God can! I’m unable but He is able!"  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

“In The Sandals Of Daniel”

Borrowing the title from the song sung by Greater Vision. As our culture become more secular and pagan, I though a lesson from Daniel and his friends might be helpful. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Head Injury

My family member had a horrible fall and as a result, has a debilitating head injury which affects her balance, speech, perception, sleeping patterns, etc…. I gleaned a spiritual lesson to share.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, October 27, 2017

Does It Pass The Ear Test?

Certainly, we want God to hear us.  But do we listen to Him? God’s Word is Truth/Reality. “The ear test words…” Do we hear error in word, song, or print?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Less Than 50 Years … Earth Rise … And The Daingerfield Massacre

On Christmas Eve 1968, the first manned mission to the moon entered lunar orbit. The astronauts took turns reading from the book of Genesis. There were no riots back on earth.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Three Crosses

Vividly pictured for us on these three crosses are God’s great unmeasured love, man’s sin, and God’s grace. Man displayed his hatred, God displayed His love.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, October 20, 2017

A Dog Chained And Silenced From Barking Is … A Dog Still”

Put lipstick and a hair bow on a pig, it’s still a pig. Adult children can bring unrelenting pain to parents.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Do We Ask FOR Blessings or To BE a Blessing?

It’s quite natural to ask the Lord for blessings. We can act like selfish children, thinking only of ourselves. Do we ever bless God? Can We?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, October 16, 2017

What’s The Message? “Grassy People” … Then What?

Today is the most important day for 'grassy people’. There is always the question to answer: 'Then what?'  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, October 13, 2017

Mini Series: LITTLE FOXES Do Grow Up … Air Castles

Building Air Castles and trying to live in them is an exercise in futility. Plans that are impossible and unrealistic are little foxes … “And they lived happily ever after” is never achieved on earth.
NOTE: This is the third audio file on the list.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mini Series: LITTLE FOXES … The Seesaw

The definition of the word “seesaw in its noun form is an example of a lovely marriage. Defined as a verb is a picture of “little foxes’ run amok. NOTE: This is the second audio file on the list.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, October 9, 2017

Mini Series: LITTLE FOXES … The Gunnysacker

The Song of Solomon presents problems and obstacles within the marriage as ‘Little Foxes”.  These need to be nipped in the bud or else they grow, becoming Big, Bad Foxes!  NOTE: This is the first audio file on the list  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Superior App – Download This!

There are thousands of apps. But THIS app is superior to any and to all. It is freely available and you don’t need an expensive device on which to download.CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Servers …Order Up!

“Our work is but a segment in that portion of God’s eternal work; and if we have eyes to see, we may read that portion of HIS work, which belongs to us, our name and the date of the present year.”    CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, October 2, 2017

Words Are Like Birds

Solomon tells us “…there is a time to be silent and a time to speak”.  Most of us have the last part down, it’s the first part that could use some work. Words are like birds because ….  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, September 29, 2017

“Jonahisms”

Do these sounds like you?  (1) No mercy for them! (2) No Discomfort for me! (3) God bless MY plans (4) … etc.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Cat On A Hot Stove

The cat and his painful story will teach us about the difference between knowledge and wisdom. Fool me once …  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, September 25, 2017

You Are Dead To Me

I am speaking of the world. Paul said, “…the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.”  Believers are declared by the authority of Scripture, to be ‘crucified’ – ‘dead’ – ‘buried’ – risen’ with Christ. It is a matter of faith – not feeling!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, September 22, 2017

Does The Devil Have Poor Self-Esteem?

Self-esteem can be defined as a subjective evaluation of one’s own worth, ability, importance, etc.  Sounds like a trap to me! What are some of the devil’s schemes to trip us up?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Rooster Always Crows

I hear the rooster’s crow, waking up in the countryside every day, and have gleaned a lesson from God’s alarm clocks.  It’s not what you might think!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Flash Light

Imagine experiencing a power failure. You are in pitch darkness. Grab a flashlight. Do you place the light at eye level or downward toward your feet?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, September 15, 2017

Talk Therapy

Much of what goes on behind closed doors, even under the banner of Christian Counseling is Talk Therapy, which is just another self-help program. Does it help or harm?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Umbrella

What is the predominate emotion you experience when your world goes on tilt? Fear? Anxiety/Worry?  Anger? False Guilt?  Dr. Couch has a prescription for you!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, September 11, 2017

I Did Not Know That I Did Not Know

We may have read, studied, or even taught passages dealing with spiritual growth but we hear a message as if for the first time. By God’s grace and the conviction by the Holy Spirit we say, “I didn’t not know that I did not know!”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, September 8, 2017

First Responders By Default

Wisdom is a common possession of each person. Believers must ask themselves, “Whose wisdom am I using to navigate my life?”  There’s only two possibilities, you know.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Lesson By Seven – As Each Day Requires

All of God’s creatures provide us with applicable spiritual lessons, to observers, that is. Cattle Egrets offer much “food for thought”.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Do You Have Enough Faith To Be Burned At The Stake?

The question was asked of D.L Moody.  He answered, “No.”  Would you like to have that kind of faith?”  “No.  I just need faith to ….”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, September 4, 2017

He Departed with No One’s Regret

 It is said that almost every person has 4 names. Perhaps the most important one is the forth name.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, September 1, 2017

Lessons At Morning Light

The sky was dark. The clouds thick and low. It began to rain and the outdoor scene changed. What was good news to some was unwelcome by other critters. Humans have the same reactions!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, August 31, 2017

I Don’t Wanna Go?

Sometimes believers become complacent, settling for a ‘good enough’.  Dr. Unger stated that “the good is the enemy of the best that God has for us.”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Slow Learners Or Easy ‘Forgeters’?

Do you know anyone that seems to have money issues constantly, or someone who is drowning in credit card debt? Perhaps you know someone who is in a time crunch crisis continually.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Preview of Things to Come – 4 Day Man

It was no problem for our Lord Jesus to raise the dead. As my husband would say “Small Potatoes”!
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Monday, August 28, 2017

Lessons At Dawn’s Light … Crazy Ol Cousin!

I observed a skunk searching for food. The closer he got to the back porch, our kitty became as still as a mouse.  Sometimes we have a family member who is caustic and argumentative. We learn not to tangle with him … too painful.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, August 25, 2017

After I Am Gone

There is usually one family member that acts like glue, holding the family together. But after they are gone, the family scatters. This happens in ministry as well.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, August 24, 2017

T*R*U*S*T

God sends a time of forced rest, disappointed plans, sickness, or frustrated efforts, etc., but not without design.  What are we to do?  “To Rest Under Servant-hood Training” – my acronym for TRUST.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ripple Effects

A good sub-title would be, “If you can’t be a good witness, you might become a horrible example!
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

God Is Not A Revisionist nor An Airbrush Artist

What IF God DID re-write the history of every person found in Scripture? What IF God airbrushed all the sin scars, freckles, and warts away? What IF God had a Glamor Shot Gallery? Could we find comfort? Encouragement?  Hope?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Touch Of The Master’s Hand

A very elderly, sweet woman couldn’t tell me her name but when asked her to recite Psalm 23 - her recall was perfect!  What made her words so powerful was this ….  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, August 18, 2017

This Offer Expires

I gave the cashier the coupons. One she handed back and said, “I’m sorry, that one has expired.”  The coupon expiring is but a minor issue. But speaking of Eternal Destinies, will God’s offer of salvation ever expire?  Will He ALWAYS say, “I forgive”?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lessons Before The Dawn

I observed a night moth under the porch trying to get out himself free by flying higher.  Pride is like that and God hates pride. The moth had only to lower his altitude to solve the problem. The answer is the same for us. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Hinges

When putting up an outside door, are the hinges inside the house or on the outside?  Inside, of course. Hinges on the outside can be easily removed we would become unhinged. Never a good idea. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Flags Are On The Field, Stop The Game!

Have you ever said, “I saw the red flags but I thought …”  or “The red flags were there but I didn’t see them THEN. I do now.” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, August 14, 2017

Can’t * Never Could * Never Will

There are zillions of things we humans can’t do and when it comes to spiritual things mega limits are there too.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, August 11, 2017

News Flash! Queen Mother Deposed!

The Queen Mother had abused her power. She was participating, encouraging, and supporting evil. Her grandson, with great courage, deposed her. Fidelity to the Lord superseded family ties!
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

“Dripping Eves”

I am quite sure that none of you are ‘dripping Eves’, you know, “contentious”.  But you probably know someone who is. Will you please send them a link?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Diagram This – Genealogy and Birth Order

Genealogy is a big money-making business. People want to know where they came from. When it’s all said and done, does it really matter? It sure didn’t in Moses and Aaron’s life, calling, and service.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Cultural Homogeny

I am always amused by people who pride themselves on being different.  “Whoever controls the language, controls the culture.” Most people have been ‘culturally homogenized”.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, August 7, 2017

“You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To”

The most intimate of all human relationships is marriage between a man and a woman. There are opportunities galore within this relationship to either bless or to cause pain.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, August 4, 2017

Is Romans 8:28 A “Stand Alone” Verse?

We have all quoted the wonderful promise many times. But is it a ‘stand alone’ verse? Is this verse applicable for everyone?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Upsetting The Apple Cart

This phrase means “to cause trouble, especially by spoiling carefully laid out plans.”  Most folk don’t like change, particularly those in authority, but Jesus sure did.  WWJD, indeed!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Self-Inflated Narcissism

Narcissism is excessive interest in oneself and physical appearance, extreme selfishness, self- centeredness, etc.  Sounds like 2 Tim. 3. “Self-Inflated Narcissism” is my acronym for SIN.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ever Had To Force Yourself To Sin....

Or do we simply do what comes naturally?  We are looking at two humorous but tragic biblical accounts of creative ways to avoid responsibility.   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, July 31, 2017

What Happened In Rome Did Not Stay In Rome

Paul’s life reads like an exciting mystery novel.  But his is no story – the man lived it! The Lord told Paul, “…you must witness at Rome…”  How on earth will he get there?  Talk about the Sovereignty of God!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, July 28, 2017

Believe It Or Not

Volumes have been written attempting to explain the Sovereignty of God. But in the end, we all arrive at the same place. We stand amazed and say only, “My God How Great Thou Art”!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Recommended Book:  The Sovereignty of God


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Accident Or Sovereignty?

“Scripture affirms both Divine Sovereignty and man’s willing activity. The relationship between these two concepts is mysterious but not contradictory.”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Recommended Book:  The Sovereignty of God

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Gold Fish In A Pond * How Free Are They?

The subject is the absolute sovereignty of God. The study of and belief in God’s sovereignty was once common fare but few today believe that God is in charge and in control. Humanism has infected even the church!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Recommended Book:  The Sovereignty of God

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Opportunity * Motive * Means

Isn’t it interesting that after a spiritual victory, we are presented with a test?  Trails and testing are not the exception but the rule!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, July 24, 2017

Sometimes We Have To Learn To Live Without Them Before We Learn To Live With Them

Before we learn to live with them:  “He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”  -- Jim Elliot  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, July 21, 2017

You-Hoo, Remember Me?

Have you ever made plans and did not talk to the Lord about them? Nathan, the prophet, sure did! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Be "Cool" God's Way

Every generation has popular filler words.  Remember “swell”?  “Groovy”?  “Cool”?  “Cool has had a revival and even oldsters use the word. But if you want to be COOL God’s way, you must do this! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Slight Things

What are you facing right now? Is the mountain too high? The pit too deep?  The cave too dark?  Then this vignette is for you!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

God Answered Prayer - He Sent A Rottweiler!

Believers in Christ are a privileged group.  We can talk to the Lord anytime and in any place. We can ask anything from Him, knowing He hears us. He WILL answer our prayer, but He WILL do it His way!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, July 17, 2017

Misappropriation

It’s a crime to misappropriate funds.  How much more a crime in heaven to misappropriate these three “Ts”.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, July 14, 2017

Cling Free

Don’t you just hate having static electricity in your hair or on your clothing? Seems that an imbalance of electric charges causes this Using this as an analogy in the spiritual realm, what a vast difference between “power” sources.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Sweat Equity

The value someone adds by sweat and labor results in measurable increase of value, whatever the project.  Marriage – the best ones – have had toil, labor, and sweat invested. What is the difference between Proximity and Intimacy? Sweat Equity!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Inquiring Minds And Prying Eyes

There are many who seek to gain entrance into the things of God which He has concealed.  “We must cultivate a trust in His Divine Character rather than attempt to comprehend Divine Procedures”.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

“Dripping Eves”

I am quite sure that none of you are ‘dripping Eves’, you know, “contentious”.  But you probably know someone who is. Will you please send them a link?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Dirt Dweller’s Standard of Values

As you have aged, have you matured in how you evaluate what is REALLY important? What do you consider essential today in contrast to when you were younger?  Whose standard of value do you use to measure life? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, July 10, 2017

“I Am Not A Crook”

We don’t like to think of ourselves as a crook.  I think after the dust settles, we will find to our regret we are indeed crooks!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, July 7, 2017

“Evening Prayer”

In the 1950’s Jim Reeves recorded this beautiful song.  Paul tells us to examine ourselves and to judge ourselves rightly…. When you lay your head on the pillow and your burdens by the door, this is the perfect time to make things right with God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Some People Meet Their god In a Shack …Not Us!

Isn’t it interesting that the masses will believe anything but the TRUTH of Scripture? The soul of man craves anything and everything but the Living and True God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Here is a direct link to the article by Dr. Gary Dromi that is referenced in this vignette:

God Does Not Reside In "The Shack"

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

An Animal Saved My Life

The Bible teaches that all things (all created things, including people and animals) serve God’s purpose. The purpose is in the mind of God, not ours.  He is unlimited in power, presence, and knowledge.  He is God!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Antecedent

In the communication process, several mental events occur. A word, phrase, or sentence logically precedes another.  (1) you hear WHAT is said (2) you hear what you THINK was said (3) …. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, July 3, 2017

Thread The Scripture Needle: A Completed Life

Whether long or short, does each person live a completed life? Who has power over life and death? What do you believe? Does life end at death?  Are you willing to stake your life on it?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 

Friday, June 30, 2017

"Sweeter As The Years Go By"

I borrowed the title from the lovely chorus. how could two "uneducated" and "untrained" men speak to huge audiences for the cause of Christ? The answer is ...they had been with Jesus.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Stop Yelling, Mama, God Can Hear You!

Many years ago, my husband and I were visiting folks in a nursing home. A woman was pushing her mother’s wheel chair. Her mom was yelling, “Oh God! Help me!”  We are often like mama. We think God didn’t hear so we increase our efforts …or volume!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Stand Your Ground

In the ranks of authors, pastors, teachers, and lay people, may today are ‘Theological Philistines” (my made-up word).  God says His Word is like grain to nourish, fine to purify, and a hammer to drive His message home.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

We Can Be This, But Never That

The word, “lovingkindness”, is used approximately 250 times in the Old Testament. The word is theologically significant.  Interestingly, it is not a word we find in the New Testament.  I wonder why? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Biggest NON Loser Of All Time

Don’t you just hate losing something? Solomon said, “There is a time to search and a time to give up as lost.”  But the Biggest NON-Loser never has to search. He loses NONE!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, June 23, 2017

Why Eagles Fly, Chickens Flutter

Written by Don Wildmon, this short story is just too good to keep to myself. Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Privileged Class

To belong to this group it truly is WHO you know!  Belonging to this class is not what you might expect, sure as, the way up is down!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Scam, Sham, Spam

Unscrupulous people invent new ways to take advantage of the unsuspecting.  Two examples from The Bible will drive this point home. Devise a scam, come up with a crafty sham, add a little spam … CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jack May Be IN The Box – God Is Not!

Our expectations often get us into trouble. Why? Because we do not factor in reality.  Expectations Minus Reality Equals a menagerie of emotions.  Expectations – Reality = ? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Ministry of “Baggage Handling”

A baggage handling system plays a crucial role in keeping things running smoothly. These are behind the scene folks that are so necessary. Ask yourself this question: “What kind of church would this church be if everybody in it was just like me?” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, June 16, 2017

Was Judas Born A Traitor?

Judas was born a sinner like every human born since Adam’s sin. But was Judas born a betrayer? What was the motivating factor in Judas' soul that propelled him to do the heinous deed?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dear Abby

Abby was a dear woman. God used this godly woman to divert a cold-blood slaughter. Her respectful and wise words stopped an angry man in his tracts.  Truly “…sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness”.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

"Beer Goggles" (NOT FOR CHILDREN)

This is a slang term used to describe the phenomenon in which the consumption of alcohol lowers inhibitions.  I borrowed this concept and changed it to Lust Goggles …the effects are the same.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Many Shades of “Love”, Part Four

I love you just because I do. This is the ultimate love, the supreme love. There is no higher nor deeper love this this. Do you know this kind of love?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Many Shades of “Love”, Part Three

I “love” you because you are you.  Rare is this shade of love, but once experienced, one really knows what true love is.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, June 9, 2017

The Many Shades of “Love”, Part Two

I “love” you because you make me LOOK GOOD.  What happens when the “look goods” are gone?  Was this REALLY love?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Many Shades of "Love", Part One

I “love” you because you make me FEEL GOOD.  What happens when the “feel goods” are gone?  Was this REALLY love?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Life of a Sponge

How could a growing believer be like a sponge? Well, do tell! Hint: Must be squeezed before it can be used!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Ultimate Surveillance

There is much in the news about “Big Brother” government surveillance.  The ultimate surveillance is much higher, much deeper, more broad and wide. This can cause some to become very frightened. For others, this fact brings comfort.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Monday, June 5, 2017

Walking In The Light, But WHOSE Light?

Light has always been available even Job said so. He also said, “People rebel against the light and don’t want to know the way. Sounds like Jesus’ words, “…men loved the darkness…” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, June 2, 2017

"You Always Hurt The One You Love…”

I borrowed this title from the Mills Brother’s 1955 Number 1 hit: “You always hurt the one you love.  The one you shouldn’t hurt at all.  You always break the kindest heart. With a hasty word you can’t recall.”  Why is this so? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Rejected King – So What’s New?

We see the problem. We have a plan. We know the answer. Now, meet our demands and fix it! We want to be like everyone else. We shall have a King over us! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Who knows When God Will Shift Gears?

Samuel, the Prophet-Judge was “old and gray”.  He judged Israel “all the days of his life.”  He appointed his sons as judges but he didn’t know that God had “shifted gears”.  Once he did know, Samuel was on board!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Becoming An “It”

Hope or fear depends on how one perceives the “It”.  To one group, the “It” would save them. To the other group the “It” would kill them! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 29, 2017

Whatcha Fishing For?

Uncle George knew all about fishing. It was his passion. Tragically, he had no interest in spiritual things. As far as I know he never came to faith. He left all his fishing tackle behind. His boat has long since rotted and turned to dust. Nothing of any value was left behind.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 26, 2017

Elaborate Ordination Ceremonies Don’t Always Touch The Heart

Ordination is the observances and procedures by which a man is set apart as a minister.  Great privilege comes with even greater responsibility. Did the ceremony touch his heart?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, May 25, 2017

You Can’t Stop Birds From Flying Over Your Head, But …

My dad’s tidbit of truth is sound wisdom. “You can’t stop birds from flying over your head, but you can stop them from building a nest in your hair.” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“He Sinned It”

Yesterday, a man walked into a metro-plex college, found his girlfriend, and shot her dead, then killed himself.  Many questions are asked. But this question is the most essential of all to be answered today. We may not have a tomorrow.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bleached Hair Does Not A Natural Blonde Make *NOT FOR CHILDREN*

Our sub-title is “Saying It Does Not Make It So.”  We live in an upside-down morally perverse world. Some people claim to be what they are not.  Our laws are becoming increasingly godless and immoral.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 22, 2017

“Oops, There Goes Another Rubber Tree Plant!”

“The next time you are found with your chin on the ground – there’s a lot to be learned, so look around….” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 19, 2017

Phew! Someone Needs To Wash Their Feet!

It wasn’t that Peter didn’t love the Lord but he was impulsive and self-confident, and he missed our Lord’s “Show and Tell” lesson. May that not be true of us!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Direction We Cannot See – Rahab

Do you believe in chance? Luck? Coincidence? The Bible never gives any room for such a thing! Rahab: God had plans for her. What did she know? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Weary Yet Pursuing

We all grow weary and many of us stop pursuing the things that really count. This is an intensely personal story. I invite you into a private portion of our lives.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hey, Stupid!

It is not politically correct to call anyone ‘stupid’.  But the bible is not P.C.!  So, just what is a ‘stupid’ person according to Scripture?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 15, 2017

A Sign To Be Opposed

Signs are everywhere. Handicapped Parking Only, Stop Sign, Speed Limit Sings, Etc…  many read signs as a sign to be opposed. But the most important sign ever is to be opposed is a Person!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 12, 2017

Crocodile Tears

God said a crocodile’s “heart is as hard as stone”.  Beware! Oh, beware of a person who shows no repentance but sheds only crocodile tears of regret!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Alienation of Affection

More than half of my counseling ministry was devoted to marriage counseling – couples in trouble, bringing pain into each life. What happened, that turned a sweet marriage into something so rotten?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

‘“Are You Able,” said the Master’

I borrowed the title from a song, which speaks of the disciples over-confidence in themselves. To recognize one’s limitations in a growing believer …but not in cowardice.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Good Words * Good Wealth * Good Teacher

Some trust in their good works for eternal life. Others trust in their bank accounts to save them. Some appreciate Jesus as a good teacher but nothing more. All these will prove to be a HUGE mistake.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Anatomy of Temptation

In the process of being tempted, our whole being is involved – mind, heart eyes ears, hands feet, even our spirit!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 5, 2017

Don’t Be Your Own Feed-Back Loop

If you have taken a speech class, you know there are four components to a conversation. There’s a Speaker, a Message, a Receiver, and a Message, creating a feed-back loop.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, May 4, 2017

“I, Even I…”

These three words, spoken by God, are profoundly sad and even shocking to me. I wish I could get the depth of God’s three little words that are pregnant with significance, at least to me.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Tax Man

A line from an old song, “Everybody loves somebody sometimes” but who loves the Tax Man?  Jesus said, “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s”,  but Lord who could love THE TAX MAN?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Kissed, But Never Like This

There are many different kinds of kisses. But this kiss is yet future. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 1, 2017

Roly-Poly Fat and Healthy

"Thin is in", so it is said. but to be lean in this location is to be shrunken, like poor soil. Roly-Poly Fat and Healthy is best! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 28, 2017

Jell-O, Rice Crispy Treats OR Clay Pot Christians

Some folks are like Jell-O.  They melt and form into any new theological mold. Others are like Snap, Crackle, Pop Marshmallow sweets, “All we need is love.”  Others are fragile, common receptacles holding an uncommon message. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Gloating Is A Bad Idea

Two wrongs do not make a right. The wrong done TO us becomes a moral issue FOR us. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Fade To Dark * Trace To Light

How many beautiful sunrises or sunsets have you enjoyed? Have you ever, in your life, reminded God to turn off the light and bring darkness or to flip the switch to bring light? Silly question, but we can easily forget that WE ARE CREATURES! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Insulted And Offended. Did Jesus Care?

Today many are saying, “All we need is love.”  Is that really BIBLICALLY true?  What did Jesus say after some were insulted and offended by His message? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 24, 2017

Move Forward * Back Up! Back Up!

I pulled the car into the car wash. A voice said, “Move Forward”.  Then lights began flashing, the voice called out, “Back up!  I had gotten out of alignment. Too bad we don’t have this type warning system for our spiritual walk. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 21, 2017

Who Does Jesus Love?

One of the best loved and most well-known of all children’s hymns is the song, “Jesus Loves Me”.  The words are theologically correct. Surprising, the song can be misunderstood and misapplied! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Eye-Strain Causes Cardiac Arrhythmia

In our study we will find that severe eye-strain resulted in cardiac arrhythmia and internal bleeding. This is a common disease for believers. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

“The Bread of Affliction”

A client, who was on parole, said that she thought as a part of parole requirements, every released offender should, once a month, be placed behind bars for 24 hours so they would remember what it was REALLY like to keep from forgetting and becoming arrogant. We need to remember too. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Road Less Traveled

“Two roads diverged…and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” There are only two roads. Which one have you taken? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 17, 2017

Ask Siri – She Knows Everything!

We used to be that we needed an encyclopedia or a dictionary to find answers to questions. There was a time when a young woman would ask mom what to do with a fussy baby, etc. Not anymore!  Since Siri knows everything, could I find the answer to the most important question of all? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 14, 2017

Wall-Building Women

If God has charged men to be the Provider, Protector, and Lover Leader of the family, how then, can a woman be a wall-builder? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Whatever, Without The Attitude

“Whatever” is a wonderful word but said with an attitude gives it a whole different meaning. Said with an attitude, is indifference to what was previously said and is rebellion in action! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

“Get yourself Up To A High Mountain”

Do you know the experience of being in ‘the valley of deep dark gloom’?  Are you weary and tired?  “Get yourself up on a high mountain.  How?  Listen up! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

While You Were Sleeping

God has designed our bodies and our bodies demand that we sleep. We retire for the night, wake up the next morning, not knowing what happened while we were sleeping. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ahh…The Good Ol’ Days

People have always looked back to the good old days. We can look back with dreamy admiration of long past years. Solomon says, “…for it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 7, 2017

Pressing And Listening

Luke 5:1 “…the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the Word of God….  How incredible! THE WORD OF GOD: Incarnate, expounding the Word of God!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Heaven Is For Real

In this vignette we're going to be talking about a book and a film: "Heaven Is For Real".  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Sweet Helpless Baby Jesus

Luke 2:27 “…when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to carry out for Him….”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Scripture And Song: “Rock of Ages”

Written by Augustus Toplady, in 1776, as a reactive rebuttal to John & Charles Wesley’s doctrine, Toplady and the Wesley’s carried on a public theological warfare. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 3, 2017

The Only Way To Win Is Not To Play The Game

Do you know any game players? The Guilt Game, Chicken Little Game, etc., are un-fun to play. You will never win by playing. Know your position then don’t participate. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 31, 2017

How Often Have You Crossed, “The Now Bridge”?

Believers in Christ have crossed ‘The Now Bridge’.  Paul says, “We have died, have been crucified with Christ. We are a new creation in Christ Jesus!”  How often, in our experiences, do we cross back over and dig up the old man? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fear Can Make Us Act Nuts!

Have you ever been so afraid that you took a trip to Nutsville? David sure did and learned a valuable lesson. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Extremes Meet Here

Some people think they will have a long life. Others are concerned with the shortness of life. The question becomes, “Is life being lived for time or for eternity?” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Over Think * Over Feel * Over Function = Under The Pile

There is a legitimate state of mind when we have genuine concern for someone or something.  But when it becomes obsessive distorted perceptions and perspectives are the result. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Rabble Among Us

“In 1970 the average American was exposed to 500 ads per day. Today that number has risen to over 5,000.  This has a huge impact on our behavior.”  The ‘germ’ of greed is within each of us.  It is contagious!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 24, 2017

Carnal Christians

I don’t remember the details but many years ago my husband and I were in a heated discussion. Suddenly he remarked, “Lacy, you are being carnal” Just what is a carnal Christian?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Thursday, March 23, 2017

“Know Thy Self, It is The Beginning Of Wisdom”

Socrates said those words.  The ‘love of self’ is something no one needs to teach.  The world’s wisdom is ‘foolishness before God”.  The question is: How much of this “foolishness” have we bought into? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

How Precious Are God's Thoughts TO You?

"Your thoughts are very deep
"Your thoughts Toward us ..."
"How precious are your thoughts..."
"How mighty must be the sum of thoughts that God has concerning the work of His hands!" 
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Two Mothers * Two Sons * One Sin Nature

What? How could this be? It begs the question, through whom does the sin nature come? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 20, 2017

Living Off The Grid

Today, there are many people living off grid. They are self-reliant, self-sufficient, and autonomous.  Speaking spiritually, can believers LIVE ‘off grid”?  Indubitably yes!  Disconnected from The Power Source, we do not, however, live well. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 17, 2017

Pilot Error

While reading an article on Pilot error and plane crashes, I thought about ‘pilot error’ in our spiritual life.  For instance, over-load or running out of gas. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, March 16, 2017

There’s A Pebble In Your Shoes … ‘Soulical’ Feet

Our physical feet were formed in the womb.  Our ‘soulical’ feet are formed by life’s experiences. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Remembering Mama

I find it difficult to think of my husband’s impact on others, through his teaching and writing, without thinking of his dear mother. She placed her only child in the best possible environment so that he would come to know Jesus. Her rewards, I think, are great. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Proof Is In The Pudding - CLASS

An idiom doesn’t need to make literal sense. The meaning is deeper. It means to fully judge how effective something is, what are the results? What God has said is actually what happens.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 13, 2017

Any Old Barn Looks Better With A Coat Of Paint - POTPOURRI

When I was young I wondered why older women stopped wearing make-up.  Now I know since I am an ‘old barn”!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 10, 2017

“Strain Out A Gnat And Swallow A Camel” - CLASS

Jesus took the religious leaders to task. They were looking good externally … oh so pious! Impressing the people was top priority. Ritual, external, religion does not change the heart and NEVER impresses God! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Tapestry

Confidence in God sustains our troubled souls. During distressing circumstances may our hearts cry out “…God causes all things to work together…” (even this). Crosses and losses are not unknown to God’s people. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Presumptuous Familiarity - CLASS

Over a period of years, there has been a shift in the believer’s attitude regarding the Holiness of God. The overt informality, as if chums, is improper, in my opinion.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Handcrafted - POTPOURRI

“A craftsman made it, so it is not God” . The Bible divides humanity into 2 categories – not 4 or 5. This division is not religious, political, nor racial.  It is …  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 6, 2017

The One Essential Thing … - POTPOURRI



If you want to really know someone or your own character at subterrain depths, watch behaviors, when the will is crossed. Character is everywhere put into this school of Show & Tell.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Collapsing American Culture

In 2007, Drs. Mal and Lacy Couch recorded this discussion on the collapsing culture in America. Fast forward to 2017. How shocking it is to see how fast and how far we have fallen into absolute degradation! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Apples And Bananas Teach Spiritual Lessons - POTPOURRI

Jesus taught us to look out at the flowers of the field and to look up and see the birds of the air and draw a spiritual lesson.  Apples and bananas can teach us too! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CZ Religion – Just A Cheap Imitation - CLASS

The Bible tells us that Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. He is no stranger to imitation. In Rev. 13 we find an unholy trinity and CZ Religion at its worst and final phase. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Would You (Could You) Say This? - POTPOURRI

How could David have such confidence to ask God to examine, try, and test him?  Transparency is rare! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, February 27, 2017

Quick & Easy * Short & Sweet - POTPOURRI

The Lord guarded His people from trials that would have been too great for their faith by taking them the long way home. The best way is not always Quick & Easy, Short & Sweet for us either! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 24, 2017

“…Prepare To Meet Your God…” - POTPOURRI

In the past three weeks I have walked along side families who HAD to say ‘goodbye’ to their loved ones.  Two were prepared to meet God as their Savior. Two were wholly unprepared and met Him as Judge (as far as I know)! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A Shaky Start, But Faith Grew - POTPOURRI

Moses had a shaky beginning, but his trust in the Lord grew. He got waylaid by his expectations, still his faith grew. Can you identify? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

“Here I am” …But then the Excuses Begin - POTPOURRI

The Lord calls out to Moses.  He answers, “Here I am,” then provides the Lord with many reasons why he is not up for the job.  How is it that we can know God knows but think He doesn’t know? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

“…If That Had Been Too Little…” - POTPOURRI

Knowing the Lord and having fellowship with Him is NO guarantee that we will not step over the line. Too many times the “I WANTS” take over and God is pushed to the back burner.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Garment Of A Jew - POTPOURRI

I ‘borrowed’ this phrase from Zec. 8:23. When I first read it, I thought about Matt. 9:20. We are most blessed. We don’t have to touch His garment.  Believers are ‘clothed’ in the ‘Righteousness of Christ’!  Amazing love! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, February 16, 2017

God Closed The Door * Noah Opened The Window - POTPOURRI

How difficult it is to wait on God. Most of us are impatient and walk through closed doors. We can learn much from Noah. He waited 377 days before the Lord called time! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Open Mouth, Insert Foot - POTPOURRI

Someone said, “The lines around my mouth are not from laughing, but from putting my foot into my mouth”!  The Apostle Peter had this problem.  Some of us can identify! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Moses Was A Basket Case and Samuel Was A Drop-Off - POTPOURRI

Children have no choices. We get who and what we get and we are not responsible for either. We ARE responsible for what we DO with what we got! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, February 13, 2017

How Beautiful Heaven Must Be - POTPOURRI

In memory of my darling friend and husband, Dr. Mal Couch. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 10, 2017

Face What Must Be Faced, Not Our Wishes - POTPOURRI

How difficult life is sometimes to face the unpleasant, often tragic, and sad circumstances. But face them we must. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Gentile Dogs - POTPOURRI

A gentile woman came crying to Jesus asking for healing for her daughter…but Jesus refers to her as a ‘Gentile Little Dog.”  Now why would He do that? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Bible Trivia, But It’s NOT Trivial - POTPOURRI

What verse or verses come to mind when you hear the word, “foundation”? Why should that word be important to a believer. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Classic Bible Studies from Dr. Merrill Unger

Scofield Ministries is pleased to make available these five audio teachings from Dr. Merrill Unger.

  1. Judgment of Believers
  2. Demonic Intrusion
  3. Hell and the Saved
  4. The Bible and Healing
  5. The Gifts of the Spirit
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"Merrill Frederick Unger (1909–1980) was a Bible commentator, scholar, archaeologist, and theologian. He earned his A.B. and Ph.D. degrees at Johns Hopkins University, and his Th.M and Th.D degrees at Dallas Theological Seminary. For a time, he attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, before transferring to the Evangelical Theological College, later Dallas Seminary. At Dallas he was a protege of Lewis Sperry Chafer, noted bible teacher and founding president of the Seminary. Unger's Th.M. thesis was published as The Baptizing Work of the Holy Spirit (1953), and his Th.D. dissertation was published as Biblical Demonology (1952)." (from Wikipedia)




Monday, February 6, 2017

A Cluttered Thought Life - POTPOURRI

We can have cluttered kitchens, closets, and garages and find ourselves frustrated searching for a specific item. That’s bad enough, but to have a cluttered thought life is worse! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 3, 2017

The World Calls It “KARMA” - POTPOURRI

The word ‘karma’ is used with thoughtless ease. I have even heard the word used by believers in Christ! What the world calls ‘karma”, the Bible calls …. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Throw Jake Under The Bus - POTPOURRI

Like a tornado, Rebecca arrives to solve what she believes to be a crisis.  And like a tornado, the result was devastating. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Goody Basket - POTPOURRI

Remember the account of our Lord multiplying the loaves and fish? The people loved His ‘goody basket’ but failed to see who He was! We can do this too.  Doing so has a tendency to create poverty of our souls. 
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Connect The Dots - POTPOURRI

What had the disciples seen first-hand as they walked with the Lord?  The Devil and the demons knew who Jesus was, but the disciples had to grow in the knowledge of Him. We do too! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 30, 2017

“The Rule of Three” - POTPOURRI

Survival experts tell us that, on average, a human can live 3 minutes without air, 3 weeks without food, but only 3 days without water.  Spiritually speaking, we can’t live even for a second without …” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 27, 2017

Keep A Short Account - POTPOURRI

My husband’s grandfather had a small grocery store during the Great Depression. He allowed people to charge ‘on account”.  When they didn’t pay, he had to close the doors. He hurt himself and his family. So it is with God. We must learn to keep a short account. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover - POTPOURRI

There is an old barn that sits near the service road alongside a west Texas interstate. Nothing of value in it! How wrong!  Inside there are extremely valuable items like famous works of art and gold bars…That old barn has never been robbed. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Boomerang!- POTPOURRI

A boomerang is designed that once thrown to spin about and return to the thrower. We are speaking of an ‘invisible boomerang’. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Feminists will not like This Vignette - POTPOURRI

Our culture has, for the most part, removed the word ‘women’ and the word ‘mankind’, along with other gender related words …. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 23, 2017

Who Said, “I AM And There Is No Other”? - POTPOURRI

The answer to the question may surprise you! Certainly The Lord spoke these words but would a mere creature dare to voice the same? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 20, 2017

Walk Down Another Street - POTPOURRI

Pete and Repeat walked over the bridge. Pete fell in, who was left? As children, we laughed if it took more than once for a child to get the joke. Living life this way is no laughing matter.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, January 19, 2017

“Like A Good Neighbor … STAY OVER THERE” - POTPOURRI

The freedom of friendship does not allow us to be irritating. Don’t be an annoying friend or you might just hear the jungle, “Like A Good Neighbor…” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Walk-Ins Welcome - VIGNETTE

The sign on the window of a beauty shop “Walk-Ins Welcome”.  You really never know IF you will be beautiful or not. But there will be a place and people guaranteed to walk in beautified! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sawing Sawdust …Recollective Grief - POTPOURRI

When we worry and grieve over things that are already over and done, we are merely sawing sawdust! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 16, 2017

Fo Reign – A Compromised Immune System - POTPOURRI

Our body’s immune system is our defense. When it is compromised by disease or the treatment of disease, one seems to catch every bug going around. We have a spiritual ‘immune system”.  Is yours compromised? CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Moses Was A Basket Case And Samuel Was A Drop-Off - POTPOURRI

Children have no choices. We get who and what we get and we are not responsible for either. We ARE responsible for what we DO with what we got! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 13, 2017

How Beautiful Heaven Must Be - POTPOURRI

In memory of my Darling Friend and Husband, Dr. Mal Couch. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

What Am I … Chopped Liver? - POTPOURRI

This is for you if you have ever helped a friend or family member who continually kick the traces and then calls you as if you’re a 911 operator! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Thursday, January 12, 2017

A Funny Thing About Hearing - POTPOURRI

My uncle wears two hearing aids. If he chooses not to listen to the drama of his household, he removes them. Others have ‘selective hearing’, while others refuse to hear and then they cannot hear. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

10K Got Her 23 Years And 17K - POTPOURRI

Her family and friends ‘love’ her – not for WHO she is but WHAT she gives them. She deceives herself into believing she has ‘the gift of giving’.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

P.Tat, The Alley Cat - POTPOURRI

We have an outdoor kitty that just came to our house – just an alley cat. We loved her and cared for her. She was easy to please.  But now she is persnickety. People are like P.Tat, The Alley Cat!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Monday, January 9, 2017

I Have Had Many Tragedies In My Life … - POTPOURRI

“I have had many tragedies in my life. The worst were those that never arrived.”  God has never promised comfort for our imaginary tragedies.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 6, 2017

Bless And Release - POTPOURRI

We could probably write a fairly large book detailing the pain others have caused in our lives. What do we do with the hurt? Stew about it? Stuff it? Retaliate? No! We Bess and Release! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Smell Checker … Pepe Le’ Pew - POTPOURRI

Anyone remember the cartoon character, Pepe Le’ Pew?  Some advice:  Engage your smell checker so you won’t be impressed by a white-striped skunk!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Baker’s Dozen - POTPOURRI

Years ago bakeries would give 13 instead of 12 doughnuts, hence ‘A Baker’s Dozen”.  Jesus said, “For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Cow Bell - POTPOURRI

“The bell may call others to hear the Word of God, though itself receives no benefit by it.” CLICK HERE TO LISTEN