Daily Provision

“And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose up before one could know another.  And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the floor. Also he said, Bring the veil that thou hast upon thee, and hold it.  And when she held it, he measured six…

Ruth Part 3 – Three Steps of Spiritual Maturity

“And Ruth said, “Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go: and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.  Where thou diest, will I die and there will I be buried: the LORD…

Ruth Part 2 – Decisions, Decisions…

“And they lifted up their voice and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law; but Ruth clave unto her.  And she (Naomi) said, Behold, thy sister-in-law is gone back unto her people and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister-in-law.” – Ruth 1:14-15 Naomi, Ruth and Orpah were heading back to the land of…

Ruth – Introduction

Ruth is one of the most popular love stories in the Bible.  It is often taught how Boaz, the kinsmen redeemer, is a picture or foreshadow of Christ and the redemption He provided for all on the cross.  When I think about it, that’s the only thing I’ve ever heard preached on concerning the book…

Are You Stuck?

“I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.  He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.” – Psalm 40:1-2 Have you ever been stuck?  Recently, I had a very literal…

The First Thanksgiving

  Samuel Fuller is a name that most people will never know.  (At least the “Samuel Fuller” I’m writing about – there’s bound to more than one in this world ya’ know!)  The reason I say that is, well, I am Samuel’s 11th great-granddaughter.  Samuel was born in 1608 in England, the son of Edward…

Father’s Day with Brian Free

 In honor of Father’s Day, some of Southern Gospel Music’s favorite “fathers” have been very gracious to sit down and pen a few stories and words of encouragement for us this weekend.  The paragraphs below are written by Brian Free, one who not only holds the title of Southern Gospel’s most awarded tenor, but husband,…

“The Gift” by Chris Allman

The Gift By: Chris Allman With Father’s Day on the horizon, I feel compelled to post a little testimony that, I believe, will change somebody’s life. That relationship between father and son can be glorious but at the same time cumbersome.  I have four children of my own, two of them boys, so I relate…

Father’s Day with Nick Trammell

In honor of Father’s Day, I’d like to introduce you to some guests who have been very gracious to sit down and pen a few stories and words of encouragement for us this weekend.  To those Gospel music has ministered to, these father’s are no strangers!  The first is Nick Trammell, son of Mark and…

Living in the Palace

The book of Psalms is a wonderful book filled with poetry and songs.  I love the flowery language, the beautiful word pictures and the sweet promises.  Not too long ago I read a verse that fit in all three of those categories – yet, I must confess that all the loveliness captured my imagination and…