The Pilgrim’s Update

A Pilgrim's Update "But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city."Hebrews 11:16 Diving Back In Well. As you can see, it has been some time since I have written on this…

The Sure and Steady Anchor

The anchor of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) "We have this as a sure and steadfast Anchor of the soul, a Hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain'"Hebrews 6:19 THE CHAIN AND ANCHOR OF OUR SOULS Living in Florida for the past three years, I have enjoyed taking a drive down to the local…

At Years End

The Year Ahead The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, therefore I will hope in Him.” Lamentations 3:22-24 (ESV) AT YEARS END In less than 2 days, a new year…

Through the Veil of Death

"Be of good cheer, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole...When thou passes through the Waters, I will be with thee; and through the Rivers, they shall not overflow thee." - Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH Earlier this week, Timothy Keller, Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church…

Dusting Off the Blog

“Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and shadow.)”  Horace, The Odes of Horace DUSTING OFF THINGS It has been some time since I have actually written here. I must admit that it has been a combination of life, laziness, procrastination, and some other things. Actually, I have no excuse, none at all. So, here I…

Right Now Counts Forever

Fort Pierce, Inlet - Florida - Taken with my iPhone 12 Pro Max RIGHT NOW. The late R.C. Sproul said, "Right now counts forever". He was not wrong. Our time here is but a vapor as James says (James 4:14). The start of this year has proven that fact. My father and brother passed earlier…

PRECIOUS ARE HIS SAINTS

PASTOR DOUGLAS HECK "PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD IS THE DEATH OF HIS SAINTS"PSALM 116:15 On August 17th, at 1:30am, Pastor Doug Heck was called home. He awoke in the presence of His Master, the Lord Jesus Christ. I have no doubts that Doug burst into joy and laughter seeing the One whom…

Distractions

DISTRACTIONS On August 19th, I will be starting back up at Reformation Bible College. Yesterday, I printed out my syllabus's for both classes and surveyed the landscape to see what lies ahead this semester. Let us just say that even with just two classes, I will be busy. So busy in fact, that I must…

THOUGH HE SLAY ME

"Though He Slay me; I will hope in Him"Job 13:15a HEALING and GROWTH. Everyday for the last five months have been nothing short of a battle. It is hard to believe that is has even been five months since the deaths of my father and younger brother. It still feels surreal. I am in still…

the hiding place

Recently, I have been reading through Sinclair Ferguson's book, Deserted by God. In one of the chapters that I was going through as the hymn, poem called, The Hiding Place. This hymn struck a chord with me and I have been reading it daily. Also, it has some historical significance as this hymn was found…