Christmas Night, Coming as a Servant: Winter Weather, Sacrificial Service, and George Washington Dr. James J. S. Johnson GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON, after crossing the Delaware River Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season . . .[ Hebrews 11:25] December, for those … Continue reading Christmas Night, Coming as a Servant
Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America? (And if Not, What Prayer Does Apply to America?) Dr. James J. S. Johnson If My people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and … Continue reading Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America?
Dr. James J. S. Johnson HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8: Reformation Day Of whom the world was not worthy: they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. (Hebrews 11:38) "Bohemian Goose" and "Saxon Swan" Faith Foundations for Celebrating the Protestant Reformation On October the 31st of AD1517—using a hammer, … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8
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?