Category: Beside Still Waters

Lessons from M.A.S.H.

Yet Will Not I

                 “Yet Will Not I” Mark chapter 14 verses 26 through 29 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives. And Jesus saith unto them, “All ye shall be offended because of Me this night: For it is written, I will […]

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Is It I?

Mark chapter 14 verses 18 and 19 And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said,”Verily I say unto you, one of you which eateth with me shall betray me.” And  they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by one, Is it I? and another said, Is It I?  KJVThis reflection builds […]

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Every Man to His Own

ohn 16:32 Behold the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone, and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me.   KJV While reading in the gospel of John, this verse of Jesus’ words spoken in the garden caught […]

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Point of Transition

When praying the other day I asked the Father to help me to tune my actions solidly upon the frequency that He wants me to walk in. His response to my request might be as encouraging to you as it was to me. “If you are not tuned exactly to the right frequency, hearing the […]

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An Open Hand

God is certainly a complex being and sometimes living a Christian life can seem complex also. As I learned in grade school math class, look for the least common denominator. That was the way to make difficult problems easier to figure out. The least common denominator concerning God and our Christian life can be found in the scripture […]

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Great Love

A Memorial to Great Love This memorial day I was remembering the great love shown to us by our God. The Father showed great love to us by sending Jesus to the earth. Jesus showed great love for us by dying on a cross to take away our sins and then He rose from the […]

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Fear or Faith

FEAR or FAITH Most of us have heard the story about the glass being half full or half empty and we probably have wondered which point of view we identify with. Let’s look at this as Christians and ask the question not whether we are negative or positive in our outlook, but whether we are […]

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Beware of the Gator

Behind where we live is a large pond and like many ponds in the state of Florida, it has alligators. There is a large gator of around seven or eight feet in length that loves to come up onto our back yard to warm itself in the Florida Sunshine. Most people have birds, dogs, or […]

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See the Real Me

Recently I read of the death of Donna Douglas. If that name is unfamiliar to you, you might remember her as the actress that played Elle May Clampet on the show “The Beverly Hillbillies”. She will be remembered as the pretty country girl who loved her critters. I will never remember her that way, for […]

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