Archive for October 2018

“Fixin To Get Ready”

Here in the United States, “Fixin to get ready” is a colloquial expression often used in the deep south. It essentially means: “getting ready to get ready.” In other words, it reflects inaction. Have you ever found yourself fixin to get ready to do something but never doing it? As a Christian, are you only…

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A Message of Hope and Healing

Today I am sending you a special edition of 4th Day Letters. Just one month ago, this ministry celebrated its 7th anniversary. It is a great blessing to look back and reflect on the 364 weekly messages which God has placed on my heart. It is even a bigger blessing to read your many emails…

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Hold On To Love

Today’s news headlines are filled with sadness, confusion, terror, fear, violence, hatred, prejudice and war. In addition, we have political division and animus at an all-time high. In these turbulent and contemptuous times, God will not let us down. God is love and when we respond to the headlines and to others with love, we…

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Stairway To Heaven

Would you rather take the elevator or climb the steps to the top of the Empire State building? Taking the stairs rather than the elevator is good advice to get fit. Some people actually run up the 1,576 steps of the Empire State Building. The elevator is much easier. Easy is rarely the right choice…

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Discipleship Requires Commitment

Jesus has called us each by name to work in His Kingdom. How are we responding to His call? Have we said yes Lord, or have we offered Him some excuse? How energetically are you committed to bringing others to Christ? Is your relationship with God more than just going to church on Sunday morning?…

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We Have A Friend In Jesus

I have always enjoyed John Denver’s music. His songs always have a way of touching my heart. In one of his songs he sings about the relationship he had with his first guitar. In “This Old Guitar” we find these lyrics: “This old guitar taught me to sing a love song.”  I find an interesting…

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