Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

September, 2021

1 Kings 14

Rehoboam sho’nuf loved Maacah, The favorite of his sixty concubines (Not to mention those eighteen lovely wives). Had a few kids from those ladies! Twenty-eight boys and sixty girls, Only 88 boys out of 78 women? (2 Chron. 11:21) That’s 1.12 children per mother! (Bet those ladies were holdin’ it back, Usin’ some ancient birth […]


(1505 on 26 Sept, 2021) It is truly divine forbearance Which saves the nation from destruction. There is no good to be found In a nation bloodied by the Abortion Holocaust. And why such withholding of justice? On  whose behalf is grace extended? Are there petitions from holy men Which a merciful God is answering? […]

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 […]

1 Kings 8

‘Twas the month of Ethanim (2) When they gathered all the team; Number seven on the calendar of Israel. Time to bring up that ark of the Covenant. (1) They brought the ark to the “tent of meeting.” (4) Had holy forks, spoons, and knives (4) So they could feed their holy lives, The congregation […]

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 […]

Solomon Built That Temple

(1K. 6:38f.) at 0800 on 16 Sept., 2021 Solomon built that temple The eleventh year in the month of Bul Had two doors of cypress wood The finest home in the neighborhood. It took seven years to build that place Don’t know if you’d call it a disgrace But his own house took him thirteen. […]

A Kiwanis Meditation

Object #1 of Kiwanis per their website at https://www.kiwanis.org/about/values “To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.” Ah!  And what is the “spiritual” all about?  What does the “spirit” need most of all?  How is the spirit best served?  What is the first thing that must be […]

“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 […]

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