Mound Visits, 12/16/19

During Christmastime, giving and receiving gifts have become an important part of our custom and culture. It’s a multi billion dollar industry! But, reconciliation is more important to Jesus (who, by the way, is the reason for the season). Jesus said this: “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember […]

Mound Visits, 12/13/19

“God can work peace through us only if He has worked peace in us… Those who are in the best of circumstances but without God can never find peace, but those in the worst of circumstances but with God need never lack peace.” (John MacArthur) “I will listen to what God the Lord says; he […]

Mound Visits, 12/12/19

I grew up in rural Kentucky and I’ve spent much of my life either playing sports or coaching athletes. I’ve been around some tough hombres. But when it comes right down to it, we are all as Paul describes, “jars of clay.” “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this […]

Mound Visits, 12/11/19

The only way to save ourselves is to be perfect—and that is impossible. We can only hold out our empty hands and receive salvation as a gift. “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—” ‭‭(Ephesians‬ ‭2:8‬) “Is it not wonderful […]

Mound Visits, 12/10/19

Have you ever said something and then immediately you knew you said the wrong thing? I’m sure we all have! This is just another reason we should often ask God for wisdom. “Knowledge is knowing what to say. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.” (Unknown) Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but […]

Mound Visits, 12/9/19

As you shop and give this Christmas, remember “love weighs more than gold.” “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” (Mother Teresa) “If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I […]

Mound Visits, 12/7/19

I’m a poor student sometimes, but God wants to teach me to not worry about obstacles or even mountains that are far ahead on my journey. He wants me to take one step at a time, in faith, as I follow Him. “For we live by faith, not by sight.” ‭‭(2 Corinthians‬ ‭5:7‬) Keith Madison […]

Mound Visits, 12/6/19

“Whatever occupies your mind most becomes your god. Worries, if indulged, develop into idols.” (Sarah Young) “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.” ‭‭(Psalms‬ ‭112:7‬) Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 12/5/19

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” (Unknown) “You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive […]

Mound Visits, 12/4/19

My prayer, this morning, is that as a nation we look beyond Republicans, Democrats, the President, the House and the Senate; that we look beyond judges and the talking heads on network television. May we look to and seek mercy from The Prince of Peace and God the Father for direction and unity in our […]