Prescritpion For The Whiners

Jeff General

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.” – Matthew 5:13 {ESV} I frequent a Christian satire blog that allows for a forum to comment on what the blogger has written. …

White Blind

Jeff General

It rarely snows in Georgia where I live but we are currently immersed in the second snowfall in the last three weeks. For southerners, this one is a doozy as we are not accustomed to dealing with the white stuff. As we finished up our Sunday services and began to relax at home last night, Amy & I saw giant …

Something You Can Do Today

Jeff General

“I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.” –Psalm 146:2 {ESV} On Sundays, when it comes time to record some thoughts in this blog, I purpose to keep it simple. More often than not my thoughts scurry during the week and one of the delights of …

Can We Still Laugh At Ourselves?

Jeff General

Here is an opportunity for you to have a laugh on a Saturday. Nothing spiritual or serious today, just an exaggerated look at a facet of the American church that could use some tweaking. For all you die-hard evangelists who would send an objection to the satire video below, please save yourself the time and just realize that even beneficial …

Chest Thumping and Breast Beating

Jeff General

“The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I get.’ But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, …

How Does That Sandal Taste?

Jeff General

“Peter said to Jesus, ‘Master, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah’ – not knowing what he said.” – Luke 9:33 {ESV} May the antennae be raised of every one of us who speak quickly and often. Peter, that well hammered anvil of example, …

More From God

Jeff General

Heavenly Father, we praise You this morning for being the God of highest Heaven and lowest earth. Your glory exceeds the universe and yet fills the heart of each of Your children. You are Supreme over all but still stoop in grace to lift up the broken soul. You are wise beyond comprehension yet still invest Yourself in the hearts …

Ride The Brakes A Little This Year

Jeff General

“The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.” –Proverbs 21:5 {ESV} “Fools are always in a hurry.” –John MacArthur So did you spit out a resolution for the New Year? This is the unilaterally awkward week of the year where we traditionally declare what we will do and won’t do …