You Can’t Talk Your Way Into Heaven

You Can’t Talk Your Way Into Heaven

Romans 10:10

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

I read this verse and wrote it down.  I know it meant something to me but I wasn’t quite clear on how to explain it.

I struggled with the second half, “and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.”

The reason for my confused feelings towards this second half was “with the mouth” or talk.

Talk is cheap. Continue reading

You Can’t Talk Your Way Into Heaven

You Can’t Talk Your Way Into Heaven

Romans 10:10

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

I read this verse and wrote it down.  I know it meant something to me but I wasn’t quite clear on how to explain it.

I struggled with the second half, “and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.”

The reason for my confused feelings towards this second half was “with the mouth” or talk.

Talk is cheap. Continue reading

A Dream Comes With Much Business

A Dream Comes With Much Business

Ecclesiastes 5:3

For a dream comes with much business, and a fool’s voice with many words.

Simple but powerful.

I can’t think of a more eloquent way to say what is being stated in this verse.

“For a dream comes with much business…”

T o realize your dreams requires work, hard work, sometimes a lifetime of work.  Sometimes the dream fulfilled may just be the work itself.  But no matter what work is required, toil each day towards your dream and be happy in your toil. Continue reading

Wasted Words, Wasted Time

Wasted Words, Wasted Time

The other day while I was at my real job, the one that pays the bills, I was listening to one of the younger employees talking on the telephone with a supplier.

All that he was trying to accomplish was to simply verify that the supplier had received a copy of a purchase order and insure there were no issues with the purchase order.

As he makes first contact with the supplier he gives his name and the company name which is the professional thing to do.  But then he begins to tell the person on the other end of the line the saga of how this purchase order came to be. Continue reading