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A Famine of Knowledge

A Famine of Knowledge

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me. ~Hosea 4:6 "Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord God, "That I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine of bread, Nor a...

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REVIEWS

The Paynes – “Rapture” (1986)

The Paynes – “Rapture” (1986)

“Rapture” was one of the most innovative albums in our genre. This album truly showcased the Paynes as outstanding musical creators and one of my all-time favorite albums produced by Vic Clay! Check it out!!!

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HISTORY

My 2022 SGMA Hall Of Fame Nominees

My 2022 SGMA Hall Of Fame Nominees

The Southern Gospel Music Association is currently accepting nominees for the Hall Of Fame. Each member of the SGMA is asked to submit two living and two deceased individuals for consideration. Three of my 2022 nominees are the same as my 2021 nominees. (My other...

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VIEWS AND COMMENTARY

SONY’S DEVOTIONS

We Are So Blessed

We are so blessed by the things You have done,The victories we've won, and what You've brought us through.We are so blessed; take what we have to bring.Take it all everything. Lord, we bring it to you.. If you think about it, the first couple lines of this verse...

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Listen to Our Hearts

When words are not enough to tell you of our love Listen to our hearts I've realized lately that "I love you" often sounds insufficient to express how I feel about the people I love. How much harder is it to tell my Savior how much I love Him! I'm glad that the Spirit...

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Pray for the Persecuted Church

Voice of the Martyrs has called an International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church today and throughout the month of November. I don't think it was coincidental that my daily Bible reading this morning was Psalm 70. As I read the Psalms, my focus is typically on...

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How about You?

In the Bible study Experiencing God, the question was asked, "What did God do to draw you to Himself, specifically?" The answer that popped into my head as I pondered this was a line from an old Happy Goodman Family song: "I came through tribulation. How about you?"...

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Pursue Righteousness

Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.  ~2 Timothy 2:22 When you think of lust, the first thing that probably pops into your mind is that of a man lusting after a woman, but lust can...

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He Brought Me Through

He brought me through Praise God, He brought me through He's done everything my Lord said He would do Through impossibilities, He's given victory He'll do the same for you; He brought me through. (as sung by Gold City on their Pillars of Faith CD) It didn't come to...

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Are You Ready to Go?

Life is moving faster than it ever has before What tomorrow brings us isn't certain any more I grew up listening to this song from Evie, but I will say if this was true back in the 1970s, it's even more true now. Scrolling through Facebook, I caught an old Gaither...

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Sins of Omission

I'm sure everyone is familiar with sins of commission. These are the sins that we willfully commit. Maybe we aren't mindful at the time that we are sinning or maybe we don't care, but they are the sins that can be seen. Sins of omission, on the other hand, are harder...

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Jesus Is the Resurrection!

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; the one who believes in Me will live, even if he dies. ~John 11:25 This morning, I'm thinking of two friends who passed away recently. One was a church greeter who used to greet us on Easter morning with the...

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#NewsNuggets: 3-29-24

Using Artificial Intelligence to mimic singers is outlawed in Tennessee and MORE in today’s NewsNuggets!

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Deliver Us from Evil

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  ~Matthew 6:13 This past week, a man that we used to attend church with was murdered. This has brought up the age-old discussion of, If God could have stopped it, why didn't He? There are things we will never...

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