Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Character – or not

Hadad, the Edomite

1 Kings 11:14f. Hadad, the Edomite Was the one the Lord did choose,A fellow from the royal line Wiped out by the army of David. He had fled as losers must do, Just a boy all the way to Egypt, (17) Where the Pharaoh gave him food and land (18) And his sister-in-law for a […]

Discriminative Giving

Many a beggar, personal/private or organized professional, comes asking for your “dough.”  The conscience of every sinner knows he owes someone for his un-judged life.  (He is yet breathing and hasn’t paid the penalty due for his offenses against the Almighty and His commands!)  There is much to be done, even after genuine repentance, in […]

“Mr. Britling Sees It Through”

‘Twas authored by H.G. Wells and published in 1916.  World War I had begun.  Of that war, Mr. Britling says: This is the biggest thing in history, that we are called upon to do our utmost to resist this tremendous attack upon peace and freedom of the world.  Well, doing our utmost does not mean […]

Not A “Mandatable” Matter

No mask tyranny!  This is a pro-choice matter.  Can’t folks can’t figure out what is “mandatable” and what is not?  Apparently not! Seat belts, masks, medicines, menus, neighborhoods, vacation destinations, employment, theater:  these are all matters of CHOICE.  Some things, of course, are not “mandatable”: our parents, our race, our sex (until recently, for certain […]

If You Walk in My Ways

(1 Kings 3:14f.) “If you walk in My ways I’ll prolong your days,” Said the Lord to Solomon. Ah, but when he awoke Said, “It must have been a joke! I been dreamin’ like a fool again.” (15) So he traveled along to Jerusalem, Stood before the ark of the Lord, Burned some offerings and did […]

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