Monday, May 27, 2019

And He Made The Devil Pay For It!

Will the Lord supply your needs?  Absolutely! Sometimes He supplies a believer's needs in very unexpected ways.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 24, 2019

Bargain Basement Baby

Can anyone identify with Leah? She was an unloved Bargain Basement Baby to Jacob but not to God!  Abigail?  Married to a fool and a mean one, at that.  She was a classy, third floor furs and ball-gown type but treated like a Bargain Basement Baby! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A Balloon Full of Air or Tears In A Bottle?

There are none exempt from life’s pain. What we do with pain’s impact into our lives will become a major part of our personal story. We can become bitter or better.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 20, 2019

Clouds Come And Go

Have you ever felt that a dark cloud was hanging over your head? The good news is that clouds come and go. They do not come to stay!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 17, 2019

Dreams And Interpretations

It seems nowadays people are having dreams, visions, and often interpret their own dreams. Should we be alarmed or comforted?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Let The Critters Teach Us About Burn Piles

People who live in the country have an advantage over city dwellers. We can put our weeds, grass clippings, and etc. in a burn pile to be burned. So what can birds teach us? Plenty!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 13, 2019

Does One’s Soul Grow Old?

We can find many references in the Bible about the soul, but I have failed to find one word about the soul growing old. This seems significant to me.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 10, 2019

Follow The Clues ... Going Down

There are clues to alert and alarm us that we are on a downward spiral. If we pay attention, we can change course and not hit bottom.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Anger: Jack In The Box * The Gunny Sack

It is totally not fun to be around an angry person.  The Jack In The Box type or a Gunny Sacker angry person cause Damage and harms relationships. There are no band-aids for the heart.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, May 6, 2019

W.W.J.D. ?

The above is an acronym intended as a personal reminder to make choices as Jesus would or as a means of advertising that they are a Christian.  So just what would Jesus do?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

The Continuum of Extremes

If we think of our Christian walk as a continuum, we must define the extremes and see them as dangerous places to avoid.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, May 3, 2019

What On Earth Could The Devil Want With A Corpse?

“But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued about the body of Moses….”  Seems the devil was opposed to the secret burial of the body.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Waiting Room

Who hasn’t been waiting in a waiting room?  I think there is a ‘waiting room’ in our souls. Depending on whom we trust, that will be the deciding factor of our peace, or lack of peace, while waiting.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 29, 2019

Scent Notes of Scripture

A fragrance has three notes:  A top note, a heart note, and a base note.  To me, like a fine perfume, Scripture has scented notes also. “An odor has no personal significance until it becomes connected to something that has meaning.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 26, 2019

“Go Pound Sand” : Jesus “Did Not Seek to Bring Peace on the Earth…”

Conflict, strife, and division can be expected within the family. In opposition to Christ, they may oppose us too.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

“Need For Closure”

The ‘need for closure” is a popular phrase these days. It means to seek answers to the cause of losses in order to close the door on painful feelings. Is it a biblical concept or practice?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 22, 2019

It Is Not Time To Throw In The Towel

We all can become weary and discouraged.  But to throw in the towel is to admit you are defeated and cannot succeed.  “Eternity, and not time, becomes the real gauge of our life’s work.”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 19, 2019

Term Or Whole Life Assurance

Whole Life Assurance is a life insurance policy which is guaranteed to remain in force for the insured’s entire life.  Term life, provides coverage for a limited time. Spiritually speaking, which coverage do you have?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

There Will Always Be Things Left Undone

“God buries His workman and carries on His Work.”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Wilderness Experience * Wandering Is Optional

Coming out of Egypt, the Lord did not lead His people by the shortest route but took them into the wilderness. The shortest way is not always the best way.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 12, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

God’s Master Plan of History: Part 2

Join Dr. Mal Couch as he explains God’s Master Plan.  Ezekiel 36:  “I will bring you bring you back to the land”, The New Covenant, and some John 3:1-16.   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, April 5, 2019

God’s Master Plan of History: Part 1

Join Dr. Mal Couch as he explains God’s Master Plan.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Telescope of Faith

We each have our own problems. Some of us are like Noah who ‘owned’ only a telescope of faith. Others of us are like Zacharias and see difficulties through a magnifying glass.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, April 1, 2019

“If There Were No God There Would Be No Atheist”

If people truly believe there is no God, why argue, debate, and spend million s of dollars trying to prove He does not exist?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 29, 2019

Cultural Velcro

The insidious spread of the culture’s ungodly words and phrases may creek into our vocabulary. Without meaning to, we can perpetrate the steadily growing low view of God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Today Is The Tomorrow You Worried About Yesterday

Generally, when we feel anxiety, fear, or anger about people, places, or things, we are trying to control the uncontrollable and to know the unknowable.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Serving God’s Purpose Unawares: Nephew Saves Uncle’s Life

His uncle’s life was a in grave danger. Forty men had formed a conspiracy to kill him. Talk about being in the right place at the right time!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
 

Friday, March 22, 2019

An Authorized Biography Written By The Hammer And A Rock

If you were given the privilege to write, not just a history or a biography but really a portrait of the most important Person who ever lived, would you include your own failures?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Let The Critters Teach Us: A Bucket of Crabs

If you’ve ever seen a bunch of crabs in a bucket, you will notice one almost climbs out but another grabs his leg, pulling him to the bottom again. People can be like that.  Condemned! But Truth is an Absolute Defense.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 18, 2019

I’m Straining At The Oars, Lord. Do Not Pass Me By

Jesus watched his disciples strain at the oars for several hours before coming to them and “He intended to pas by them.” What lessons had His disciples to learn, that we must learn, as well?
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Friday, March 15, 2019

Sologamy, Till Death Us Do Part

There is a rising trend of people marrying themselves.  “It is the latest in self-care…  We say, “Tish-tish”, that’s terrible.”  But think biblically about yourself. You might, and probably will, find you are a SOLOGAMIST!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Serendipity or Serving God’s Purpose Unawares: Joseph of Arimathea

Someone had to deal with the Lord’s body. He would not have buried. Criminals weren’t buried but thrown into a trench. The disciples had fled, though John was there.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

 

Monday, March 11, 2019

“If You Are Willing….”

“Not my will, but Thine be done, prayed Jesus. May this same prayer be mine every day. When this robe of flesh that I wear makes me falter….”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Non-Responsibility Clause

The Doctrine of Personal Responsibility has fallen on hard times. The Blame Game is in the top 10 of games people play.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Let The Critters Teach Us: The Shorty Story

This particular vignette should not be listened to with children in the room.  My grandmother had a prized registered Angus bull. Named Shorty because of his short legs, he was a beauty. Short loved the girls. Unfortunately, he had a roving eye…. It didn’t end well for him.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, March 4, 2019

Point Nemo

I watch Jeopardy for an exercise in humility!  Do you know the most remote location on planet earth? It is Point Nemo. Once I researched a bit, immediately I thought of God’s incredible forgiveness of sins.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, March 1, 2019

Serving God’s Purpose Unawares: Jochebed, Miriam, and Pharaoh’s Daughter

My husband said, “We are links in a chain.” These three women were linked together in God’s providence. Each will serve God’s purpose but will serve unawares.  Are you serving God’s purpose unawares?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

“…The Prudent Person Keeps Silent, For It Is An Evil Time”

“The dumb silence of the prudent is the awful curse which comes upon a people when they are given up to selfishness.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, February 25, 2019

The Brick Wall of Reality

Calendars and Journals:  we are either a day ahead or a day behind. What we have planned and what actually happens is reality.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
 

Friday, February 22, 2019

Life’s Chapters 22

As we look at different Bible passages and think biblically, we will see illustrations of human lives under the training of God’s discipline.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

It Should Have Been Me!

Jealousy is hostility towards a rival, or an imagined rival, who is believed to enjoy an advantage that isn’t their own, and in their opinion, is deserved. Many examples here!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, February 18, 2019

“If I Could Kick The Fellow In The Pants …

...Who caused most of my troubles, I couldn’t sit down for a month.”   Can you identify with this statement? I think Jacob and his ten sons could have!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 15, 2019

Where Is God When Bad Things Happen?

The short answer is, the same place He is when GOOD things happen.  “God controls all events in the universe but does so nearly always through Providence, so that his rule is hidden.”  Joseph could have asked this question!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

“Who Is That”?

Can you relate to someone who has no memory of the past and no thoughts about the future and whose present is only seconds longs?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Serendipity or Serving God’s Purpose Unawares: Joseph of Arimathea

Someone had to deal with the Lord’s body. He would not have buried. Criminals weren’t buried but thrown into a trench. The disciples had fled, though John was there.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 

Monday, February 11, 2019

In Loving Memory of Dr. Mal Couch (07/12/38- 02/12/13) : The Rose Tree

Someone said, “God gave us memories so that we can have roses in December.” I have a Rose-Tree in this December of my life.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 8, 2019

“Write It Regret It – Say It Forget It”

This statement might hold I n some instances street-level but it will never work for the incomparable Word of God. “God is not a man, that He should lie, nor a son of man that He should repent.”  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

God Chose His Own Relatives

Sixteen verses in both Matthew and Luke details Jesus’ genealogy. Were the people in these two lists the result of willy-nilly, hit or miss happenstance?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, February 4, 2019

Stay Present * In The Present * In The Presence of God

How many of our present sufferings are due to the fact that we do not STAY PRESENT in the PRESENT? The worries of today are added to the years of tomorrow, which are added in the regrets of the past….  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Touch Of The Evil One: The Thorn and The Sifter

Scripture declares that Satan is a created being. He can do no more than God allows him to do.  While he cannot grasp us, he can trip us up.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Lost In The Family’s History

I have inherited old framed pictures of my parent’s Grand and Great Grand-parents. I was, also, given a box of old family photographs. Though they are relatives, I have no idea who these people are. Can you love someone you’ve never seen?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 28, 2019

These I hold In My Heart, But You Hold Them In Your Hand

Think of a stadium having many levels of seating. Parents of adult children have the first row of seats, Grand-parents the second and Great Grand-parents are in the nose-bleed section.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 25, 2019

Let The Critters Teach Us About Army Worms

Last September there was an invasion of army worms in our area. They eat and suck the life out of foliage. Spiritual lessons can be learned from these worms. The church has been invaded by false teacher “Army Worms”, distorting the shape functions and truth of the church of the Living God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Seeds, Can You Make Them?

The Global Seed Vault also known as “The Doomsday Vault” has over a million stored seeds.  “These are seed banks around the world that will save us from the apocalypse.”  So, if seeds cannot be made, where did seed come from?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 21, 2019

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

This phrase is from 1546 and means: make the most of one's opportunities while you have the time. Make good use of your time because opportunity and time will slip away.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 18, 2019

No Returns * No Exchanges * No Refunds

Most things we purchase or receive as a gift can be returned for, at least, an exchange.  Not so with this gift. We must use this gift well, so that we do not regret the price we paid for it.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Some Of Us May Be Scantily Clad...

Since the righteous acts or good works of believers will constitute the wedding garment for the marriage supper of the Lamb, some of us may be scantily clothed!  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 14, 2019

Return To Sender

At some point in our lives, we will return to our Creator.  Each of us have an invisible time-stamped day on which we will return to God.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 11, 2019

Hey Jeho! He's Not Your Bro

"I am as you are, and my people as your people, and we will be with you..."  God and His grace abound yet there are snares and traps. Not everyone is a brother.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Interloper

An Interloper is one that intrudes in a place or sphere of activity without permission. I think Jonah and Job might qualify as interlopers.  So would those that vicariously live another’s life and carrying problems not their own.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Monday, January 7, 2019

A Tomato Is A Fruit, Right? The difference between Knowledge And Wisdom

Knowledge is to know that a tomato is a fruit but wisdom is not to put in in a fruit salad.  Knowledge remains knowledge without application.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Friday, January 4, 2019

The Weaning Process

The Psalmist takes a small child as his model for Psalm 131. Can you say, “I, too, am fully weaned”?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The House That Jedi Built

Jedidiah means, “beloved of the Lord”.  Jedi was given the great privilege of building the Temple. But he forgot to watch over his “inner house”.  As we begin a New Year, how does your house look – the hidden person of the heart?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN