Archive for August, 2012

August 29, 2012

Three of the most Important Words in your Vocabulary…

by Lester Young

“I love you”…? Well, those are three very important words, to be sure; but not the direct subject of today’s dissertation (although, when talking about the Lord, we have to realize by now that ‘Love’ is never very far from center-stage). “Thy will be done”…? Um, four words, but certainly no less crucial. “I am pregnant”…? Uh-oh…but, no. The three very important words that each and every Christian must make a daily part of our thinking and lifestyle are…you ready? (drum roll)

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August 22, 2012

Splendor from Within

by Lester Young

“Consider [carefully] the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil [are wearied in hard work] nor spin [fabric for their own clothing]: And yet I say to you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these” (Matthew 6:28-29).

You know, that’s a very interesting statement the Lord Jesus made there. He actually made the claim that King Solomon, on his most ‘pomp and circumstantial’ day, couldn’t compete in appearance with a field lily – and I don’t mean a field full of lilies. According to Jesus, he couldn’t even hold a candle to one of them!

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August 18, 2012

Too Good to be True – but it is!

by Lester Young

Okay, so the Bible says that God loves us just as much as He loves Jesus (John 17:23). Can I get a “Yes, Amen!”? Um..yeah…amen. You know that was a pretty weak response, right? But, understandable. That’s a pretty expansive idea for the human mind to completely take in. We typically don’t have too much trouble accepting the notion that God loves Jesus…a lot! He said so on that mountain, right in front of Peter, James and John! (Matthew 17:5) I mean, why wouldn’t He? This is Jesus we’re talking about.

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