Learning (about Opportunities) from Oysters and Ox-goads Dr. James J. S. Johnson After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed 600 men of the Philistines with an ox-goad; and he also delivered Israel. (Judges 3:31) Oysters and oxgoads (also spelled "ox-goads") are not usually mentioned in the same sentence, but they both can … Continue reading Learning from Oysters and Ox-goads
Economic Stresses Climax with Conch Republic "War" Crisis! (Like an Orphan Manatee, Distressed Economies Need a Rescue) Dr. James J. S. Johnson There hath no temptation [trial/testing] taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will … Continue reading Economic Stresses Climax with Conch Republic “War” Crisis!
Surveillance: How Much Are You Being Monitored? Learning from Hummingbirds Dr. James J. S. Johnson For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. (1st Corinthians 4:9b) Beware! – you are being watched, more than you know! In some neighborhoods surveillance is all around—neighbors watching neighbors, using cell-phones to … Continue reading Surveillance Monitoring: Learning from Hummingbirds
Remembering Lava Butte, as Mule Deer Enjoy Some Peace and Quiet Dr. James J. S. Johnson As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God; my soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? (Psalm 42:1-2) Closed parks, banned hiking … Continue reading Remembering Lava Butte
Kentucky Believers Assemble to Worship, in Drive-in Church Meeting: Federal Judge Decrees TRO, Protecting Drive-in Easter Service James J. S. Johnson, J.D., M.B.Th., Th.D. He is the LORD our God: his judgments are in all the earth. (Psalm 105:7) The mayor (and city) of Louisville, Kentucky, banned drive-in Easter services, but a local church … Continue reading Kentucky Believers Assemble to Worship, in Drive-in Church Meeting
HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 7 Dr. James J. S. Johnson For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. (Matthew 12:40) Holiday Blessing: Faith, Family, Festivals, Food, & Fun --- Chapter 7, PASSOVER and … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 7
Is Your Individual Life Like a Drop of Water? Dr. James J. S. Johnson For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and do not return there, but water the earth, and make it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater. (Isaiah … Continue reading Is Your Life Like a Drop of Water?
Fulfillment of Genesis 49 Prophecy is Accidently Corroborated by King Mesha's Bragging on the Moabite Stone Dr. James J. S. Johnson And Mesha, king of Moab, was a sheepmaster [ נֹקֵ֑ד i.e., sheep-breeder, sheep rancher], and he rendered unto the king of Israel 100,000 lambs, and 100,000 rams, with the wool. (2nd Kings 3:4) Recently a … Continue reading Fulfillment of Genesis 49 Prophecy is Accidently Corroborated by King Mesha’s Bragging on the Moabite Stone
Competing, in Plain View, for a Ball of Dung Dr. James J. S. Johnson Yea, doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ. … Continue reading Competing, in Plain View, for a Ball of Dung
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17) DR. WILLIAM R. COOPER, a/k/a LAIRD BILL O’ LOCHABER Scholars once showed merit, wielding a quill, Inkjet text on paper, printers now fill; As Somerled’s F-25,* Bill was nobly born alive; God’s true scholar, he is: my friend, Laird Bill … Continue reading Laird Bill, God’s True Scholar