Archive for June, 2020

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Why Does God ‘Allow’ Bad Things To Happen?

TheDiscipleMD Those who say that, “If God loved us, He wouldn’t let such bad things happen”, have always puzzled me. To me, the conclusion they have drawn is much like a story I heard: “A research scientist once conducted a study on the common house fly. He miraculously taught a fly to jump over a […]

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Hope For The Lamentations Of An Aging Man

TheDiscipleMD A recent instructor of a Sunday School class said, “When I was in my early twenties I never thought I would be fifty. But here I am.” I remember having the same thoughts. I specifically recall, as a boy, figuring up how old I would be in the year 2000. It seemed so far […]

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Waiting For ‘The Iron Horse To Zion’

TheDiscipleMD “And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.” (Rev. 21:25) The sounds of the station are so vibrant and filled with ‘colors my world.’  The bustle of the passengers, and  the shouts of the vendors are all about us.  Life is at it’s […]

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The Perils of Grandpahood

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago I was walking down the hall between church meetings and noticed several young mothers talking together, which included two of my daughters-in-law. There were several babies in their car seats on the ground. As I came upon the “scene” a sister who I have known for many years said to me, “Your twins […]

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