Thanksgiving is Here

Chuck's 70th+2

Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman stays awake in vain. … Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them; They shall not be ashamed, But shall speak with their enemies in the gate.” – Psalm 127

As families gather for Thanksgiving this year be especially thankful for the children. They are your heritage from the Lord. Properly trained and cared for they will be your defense against all the warfare of the devil in these times. Even if the Lord has not seen fit to give you children at this time, yet you can rejoice in them, enjoy them, and by your prayers stand for their godly training. Continue reading

Thanksgiving, a Time to Rest

fall 1Just a few weeks ago the Fall colors were bright, the grass was still green, and the temperature was perfect. Then overhead, I began to hear the honking of geese and ducks making their way south and the leaves began to fall. Almost suddenly it seems the temperature is below freezing and snow flurries gently begin to float down. It is almost if nature is saying, “It is time to rest”.  Continue reading