1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 You Only Live Once for Eternity

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 You Only Live Once for Eternity You may have heard the expression YOLO. It’s an acronym. It means You Only Live Once. It is similar to the phrase Carpe Diem – seize the day. One should make the most out of life because sometimes you will die. But death is not the [Read More…]

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense (1999) MOVIE SUMMARY: A boy who communicates with spirits that don’t know they’re dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. MOVIE THEMES:   The Nature of Death The film explores this theme throughout. In this unusual thriller, some people are able to see dead people. One young boy has the [Read More…]

Fear Him, Not Them

“Don’t fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28, HCSB) At one time or another, everyone thinks about death. When death comes to the mind, fear usually follows. When people ask: “What happens [Read More…]

Friend Like Me – A Reflection on the Death of Robin Williams

    Friend Like Me –  A Reflection on the Death of Robin Williams Like many people, I was devastated by the death of Robin Williams. I grew up watching shows and movies in which he provided comfort through comedy. I can remember watching Popeye, “Mork and Mindy“, Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Good [Read More…]

Zechariah 4:1-14 Don't Give Up! Let God Help You Finish What You Started

Zechariah 4:1-14 Don’t Give Up! Let God Help You Finish What You Started God’s work will be accomplish by God’s Spirit (4:1-6) “So he answered me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by strength or by might, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of Hosts.” (Zechariah 4:6, HCSB) God works [Read More…]