Eternal Perspectives

THE IMPORTANCE OF PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Our past, and that of our family and ancestors, can make us feel either proud or ashamed, depending on their deeds, background or reputation. With God, our past doesn’t matter. He sees us as we are today. What a blessing! Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Past, present and future  My mom researched both her parents’…

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LOVE IS ALWAYS IN THE AIR

In today’s society, we often use the term “love” loosely and without thought. But the word has several meanings, of which we need to be aware. I offer you three. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Love Valentine’s Day may be over, but love never ends. And in the Bible, it has several forms. Eros, a…

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SURRENDERING TO GOD IS A GOOD THING

Many of us are prisoners of something or someone, whether it is a family member, an illness, or a problem we don’t know how to solve. But God is able to free us. All we need to do is ask in faith. Eternal perspectives      by Sally Bair Surrender When I was young, during the Second…

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THE CYCLES OF LIFE

Beginnings and endings fascinate me. Being a writer, whether of fiction or truth, I learned that a good beginning also demands a good ending. We probably all can recall reading stories that didn’t satisfy us because of a slow or poorly-written beginning, or an ending that gave no emotional satisfaction. A strong, sturdy beginning with…

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GOD’S LOVING DISCIPLINE

The Bible tells us God disciplines those whom He loves. Like the deer family told below, we too need training in obedience sometimes. We’re better off accepting God’s training than pulling against it. We can trust that He wants the best for us because of His great love.   ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES            By Sally Bair Family…

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HOW IMPORTANT IS YOUR NAME?

Is your reputation so good that when people hear it they smile? If only it were so with all of us. Unfortunately, many people hear the name Christ, or Christian, and ridicule it. His Name is worth defending, however, and the best way to defend it is through our own character.   Eternal Perspectives            by…

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THE DANGERS OF BECOMING LIKE A PACK RAT

As we grow older, many of us try to whittle down on our possessions. After all, we tell ourselves, we can’t take them with us when we die. While on earth, Jesus didn’t have to do that. He had no earthly possessions and He knew that one day He would be with His Father again,…

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SCRAPING ICE IS NOT EASY WHEN IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Chisel, scrape, push, scrape—a never ending task in our northern winters. Sometimes the ice slides off like butter, other times it takes time and lots of muscle and effort to clear the car windows. At such times, I remember with fondness our former garage. How is it at your house or workplace?   Eternal Perspectives              …

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GIVE GOD CREDIT

ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES       by Sally Bair Credit Where Credit is Due As a writer I know the importance in giving credit where credit is due. If I didn’t, I would face a charge of plagiarism. In all other areas, stealing credit for something someone else has said, written or done, is unethical. During the time of…

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WHAT DO YOU RESOLVE TO DO IN 2019?

New Year’s resolutions have little to show for themselves, if we consider the failures most of us have experienced in trying to keep them. But when we make them prayerfully and depend on the Lord to see us through, the success rate can go through the roof. Let’s count on Him to give us victory.…

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