By G.P. Avants “No temptation has taken you but that which is common to man, and God is faithful…when you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can stand under it.” I Corinthians 10:13 Gassing up at Circle K is usually a no- brainer. Pay the attendant, pump the gas, and you are on your way. That’s usually how … Continue reading A Car Load of Pretty Women
By G.P. Avants ” I am going there to prepare a place for you.” John 14:2 Are your ready for the future? I’m sure you may have been thinking about retirement or starting a new career after you’ve put in a few years at your current job. College funds? TSA? I’m talking eternity? Are you ready for stepping into that long … Continue reading Did You Choose A 70 or 7 year plan?
By G. P. Avants “If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or stubble, his work will be shown for what it is because THE DAY will bring it to light.” 1 Corinthians 3: 12-13 Judgment day. We’ve heard about it in movies that talk about the end of the world. It can bring chills down our … Continue reading 3…2…1…fire!
By G.P. Avants “Because of the increase in wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. And this Gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world…then the end will come.” Matthew 24: 12-14 Okay, you know the debate rages about reading a book and seeing the … Continue reading , – spaces & margins
By G.P. Avants I am watching a scene from the Mummy 2, that really has tugged at my heart and mind. Rick O’Connell and the Mummy, Imhotop are both clinging for life on the edge of a pit of souls. Rick’s love, Evelyn reaches for him and pulls him to safety. The Mummy looks to his woman, Anck Su to save him. They lock … Continue reading Loving the Enemy
By G. P. Avants “ Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27 Today I asked a student if she was getting close to graduation. She said yes, but one teacher had failed so she had to stay a little longer. … Continue reading Love in the Time of Anarchy
“(Love) It does not hold grudges and will hardly even notice when others do it wrong.” 1 Corinthians 13:5 I debated how to title this blog. I could easily go for a word that would instantly get a fire started: Eros. Oh wait the modern term is erotic. I think of all the words that mean love this the one that is misused … Continue reading Love of a Lover