Posts from January 2017

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God’s Correction

by John Schofield

January 30, 2017 “My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.” (Proverbs 3:11-12). For those of us who are parents this passage resonates. We know the acorn does not fall far […]

Put Your Armor On

by John Schofield

January 16, 2017 “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5). What a powerful God-given, fool-proof admonition for 2017. “Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God.” (Psalm 20:7).  Some are trusting in President-elect Donald […]

My Way vs. God’s Way

by John Schofield

January 14, 2017 In 2017, we can live life on our terms or in loving obedience to God. Some thoughts on Proverbs 3:1-2. Proverbs 3 (KJV 1900) I.  3:1 *My son, forget not my law; A negative admonition: Do not forget. Why would a father tell a son not to forget? Is it not simply because […]

Resolve To Go To Christ

by John Schofield

January 3, 2017 So then, 2017 has begun and we are off to the race of another year. In this year, some of us have made New Year’s resolutions. I have carried over a desire from last year to get down to what I think would be a healthy weight of 200 pounds. As I […]