Monthly Archives: April 2015

NUGGETS OF WISDOM

GOD IS ALWAYS ON-CALL – David experienced what many believers often encounter; no matter how much he trusted God and wanted to do God’s will, there were times when he took matters in his own hands because he couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

While looking at the Fruit of the Spirit as listed by Paul in Galatians 5:22-23, a thought came to me inspired by what I read in the work of Rabbi Moses Maimonides. He told that Onkelos, a Roman Prince who … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

After my two year residency as a hospital chaplain at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, I was hired as a team chaplain for a hospice organization to provide spiritual care to the terminally ill at six nursing homes throughout … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

LIVING WITH A LIVING GOD – After David successfully brought the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem and installed it under the sacred tent he built for it; and after many ceremonies and sacrifices were performed in honor of this … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

LIVE BY FAITH, NOT BY FATE – There is every reason to believe that King David had a satisfied smile on his face as the final blessing was given to the people after the Ark of the Covenant rested in … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

YOUR REASON THE REASON – When David arranged for the Ark of the Covenant to be brought to Jerusalem, he enthusiastically orchestrated an awesome ceremony to accompany it to the tent he had erected to cover and protect it. Try … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

YOUR WORST CAN BE GOD’S WONDER – We read very few stories about David’s life that caused him more joy and brought him more fulfillment than when God’s presence was returned among His people as the Ark of the Covenant … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

GIVING UP MEANS GIVING IN – While David sat in exile, he no doubt thought back on all of his earlier encounters with King Saul and his assassins. Perhaps in trying to see a parallel in the way God delivered … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

There is a difference between being surprised when one is healed by the power of God, and being surprised that one can be healed by the power of God. In the first case, faith is heeded, while in the second … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

INTEGRITY IS NOT CHEAP –  One of the books I enjoyed reading for inspiration was “Up From Slavery” by Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute in 1881. The circumstances in which this great man grew up in and all … Continue reading

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