The Sacrifice Of Praise

By Teresa Poucher   The words, “laughter” and “slaughter,” are only one letter apart. “I will offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy.” (Psalm 27:6) Here, David equated sacrifice with joyous laughter. It’s a joy to sacrifice to God when you love Him.   Strong’s Concordance defines “sacrifice” (H2076) as “slaughter.”   In chapter 22 of Genesis, we see Abraham going to offer his son Isaac as a burnt offering (a sacrifice,Continue reading “The Sacrifice Of Praise”

S-O-S

Teresa Poucher Although we have heard it defined as “save our souls” or “save our ship,” SOS is just a distinctive Morse Code sequence that is not an abbreviation for anything.   Wireless telegraphy developed in the late 1890s.  It was extremely important for maritime communications.  In 1904, SOS became an official distress signal.  However, it was not universal untilContinue reading “S-O-S”

Are You A Victim Or A Victor

Teresa Poucher Perhaps you know what it is to be a victim. Numerous children have been victims of verbal, physical, or sexual abuse. We are aware of elders becoming victims to neglect and emotional abandonment. Something rises within us when we see children or elders being victimized. Why would someone take advantage of someone whoContinue reading “Are You A Victim Or A Victor”