For that entry that just doesn’t fit the above categories, you will find it in the VineWords Potpourri section. Here you will find articles, children’s stories, and a “potpourri” of other writings. Have fun reading these marvelous miscellaneous musings from the writer’s keyboard.
Thank you, Martin, for interviewing with VineWords. We are delighted to learn about your writing passion. Q: Why do you write? What drives you? A: What drives me is the possibility of going insane if I don’t write. I write what I do because I want others to experience God’s love through true stories with biblical application—much as Jesus did. Like the prophet Jeremiah, stories burn in my body, and they must come out. My hope is to encourage others, … Continue reading →
David was CEO of a nationally recognized company. He had established an experienced leadership team so he decided to take a month-long vacation. Even though the company had projects they were developing, he felt he deserved the reprieve. David announced his plans to the Board and made the necessary arrangements. The day of his departure, he found himself pacing. He had mentored his men regarding their responsibilities, and he had charted their obligations. Even so, he found himself rehearsing “What … Continue reading →
Recently, while I was worshiping, I closed my eyes, and saw Jesus’ eyes as Lion’s eyes. I was taken aback, and so I asked Him to show me again. He didn’t. It was just one glimpse, and that was it. Immediately, I knew He was revealing Himself as the Lion of Judah. I thought about this for days. His eyes were amazing! In Revelation 5:5b KJV, John the Disciple writes, “Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root … Continue reading →
WHAT IS A CHIASTIC STRUCTURE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Chiasms or chiastic structures are literary structures that help the reader to understand the connecting truth and depth of a specific passage through reverse parallelism. Many of the biblical stories are written in this format. It is important because it lets the reader comprehend how God’s truth can be understood deeper as the middle of the chiastic structure is the main point being expressed. Here is a sample of the … Continue reading →
So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7 NKJV CHRISTMAS MORNING Sparkling, sun-kissed snow caused puddles to form on the cobblestone sidewalk. Tiny streams meandered toward the red brick steps leading to the veranda. White colonnades, wooden rockers, and potted evergreens added elegance to this stately home. It was a picturesque morning. That is, it would have been, except for the turmoil within. … Continue reading →