Author: Josprel

Who Is This Child?

Who Is This Child?

Who is this child in manger born? On straw he lays his head, Low beasts are his companions, There’s no pillow for his bed, No crying does this...

Gifts

To the Giving of Gifts There is No End

*Name changed to insure privacy I am of the opinion that we live in a society where unfounded giving of gifts has run rampant. Nonetheless, my wife, Maria, – who, incidentally,...

Naaman

Why Naaman was Healed

2nd Kings 5:1-27; Luke 4:23-27 “And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed. Saving Naaman the Syrian.”...

Entertained by a Sinner - Zacchaeus

Entertained by a Sinner – Zacchaeus

The physician Luke, traveling companion of the Apostle Paul, recorded a somewhat amusing account concerning the efforts of man named Zacchaeus – a detested Jewish tax collector for...

blessings

Tested by Blessings

Tested by Blessings Bible quotes taken from the “Good News Bible.” During the Second World War, while interned in a German concentration camp for following Jesus Christ, a...

church

Church: The Pastor of the No-Fault Church

Situated in Asia Minor (modern Turkey), Smyrna was among the most prosperous cities in the Roman province of Asia. Presumably, the city was evangelized through the Apostle Paul’s...

horses in heaven

Horses in Heaven

It was the Sunday after Christmas. The morning service had ended, and our threesome was sitting in a restaurant. Acting as hostess on behalf of a local church...