The Language of Refined People

  The English language properly used, uplifts and edifies. Properly spoken, it is the language of a refined people. Profanity, on the other hand, demonstrates a lack of civility, mental discipline, and maturity. Those employing it think it a sign of strength, when it is nothing of the kind. Said Paul, “Their throat is an […]

To Know Him

In what is known as His great Intercessory Prayer, Jesus prayed, “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” (John 17:3) It is one thing to know of Jesus Christ. It is quite another to KNOW Him. If we would reach that […]

The Chase

The police radio frequency came alive, quickly filled with excited and angry voices, that Summer night in 1968. A chase was in progress, and the reason soon became apparent. One of our North Austin patrolmen had stopped a ’56 Chevy, and the five occupants had spilled out, with one of them pulling a .45 caliber […]

If We Would Be Clean

Desite the tumult and ugliness we hear about in the news, is not a clear conscience a blessing? Is it not wonderful to have peace of mind? A troubled conscience, on the other hand, comes from unresolved issues in our lives, issues which require repentance. There are addictions, and for those who would be free […]