C.S. Lewis – Favorite Quotes and Concepts

            I have been a fan of C.S. Lewis since the early 1970’s when I set the goal of reading everything he had written.  The following quotes and concepts are the highlights of that project. Clive Sinclair Lewis (1898-1963) One of the greatest Christian apologists/defendersBorn in Ireland“Culture shocked” upon moving to the “hated” EnglandWounded in … Continue reading C.S. Lewis – Favorite Quotes and Concepts

Miracles of the Creation of the Earth and Cosmos

 We are surrounded by the wondrous miracles of creation. “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the skies proclaim the work of his hands” (Psalm 19:1). Prophet Alma Versus Atheist Korihor There is a story in the Book of Mormon wherein Korihor, the atheist, tried to destroy the church and the faith of the … Continue reading Miracles of the Creation of the Earth and Cosmos

Raised from the Dead: Matthew Cowley and the New Zealanders

The miracle of raising the dead is one of the most exceptional and sacred miracles.  During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead, including, the daughter of Jairus (Mark 5: 22-42), the widow’s son in Nain (Luke 7: 11-17), and Lazarus (John 11: 1-46).  Of course, these miracles foreshadowed the greatest miracle … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Matthew Cowley and the New Zealanders

The Wondrous Miracles of Nature

Albert Einstein summarized: “There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Miracles follow faith.  Those who have faith see the miracles all around us.   We are surrounded by the wonderous miracles of nature.  The miracles of … Continue reading The Wondrous Miracles of Nature

Heavenly Father and Jesus are Gods of Miracles

Albert Einstein observed: "There are only two ways to live your life. One is a though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." People of faith live in a world filled with wondrous miracles. Sadly, agnostics and atheists, live in a dreary world devoid of miracles. There are an infinite … Continue reading Heavenly Father and Jesus are Gods of Miracles

Miraculous Retreat from the Battle of Cowpens

The founding fathers and mothers were convinced that victory over the invincible British Empire was the result of Divine Providence. (See Blog Post: “The Divine Birth of the American Nation.) One of the miracles they cite is the successful retreat from the famous Battle of Cowpens.  On January 17, 1781, General Daniel Morgan and the Americans … Continue reading Miraculous Retreat from the Battle of Cowpens

World-Famous Alex Boye Visits My Little Sunday School Class

I believe in “heavenly treats.” We give our children treats as rewards, encouragement, and tokens of our love. We even give our pet dogs and cats treats for the same reasons.    Similarly, Heavenly Father also gives us treats. Sometimes heavenly treats are called “tender mercies.” Sometimes they are called “miracles.” Whatever they are called, … Continue reading World-Famous Alex Boye Visits My Little Sunday School Class