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The difference between Faith and Fantasy

Do you know people who you would say "they are living in a fantasy world or some folks are just not in touch with reality?" Then there are those who walk out their day to day lives always looking up with a hope? On their lips you hear their whispered words, "today may be the day." The latter are those who put their faith in the Savior, the Redeemer of His people. Today I would like to discuss the difference between faith and fantasy.

   First I would like to consider people who live in a fantasy world. In a fantasy "you" the ruler of that world set up rules and guidelines for the plot of the fantasy. Your fantasy is a hiding place to run away to when life gets too serious. You consistently set yourself up for a fall, or disappointment, because when reality comes knocking at your door you will struggle in your ability to cope with day to day realities. For one to live a fantasy in this broken world is extremely difficult because inevitably you will alw…

His Splendor

As His Light pierces through I behold His grandeur. I gaze upon the cut of the rock the sharp edge and the smooth, the sharp is like the strong mountain of Justice, no bending or bowing as the great tempest blows, steady and strong it holds, so majestic in splendor and so magnificent to behold. As I peer upon the smooth, I behold the gentle breeze that blows, a bowing of the knee, burdens lifted, oh how sweet is the surrender as peace sweeps across the soul. Looking deep, no shadow of  turning as His beams of Light dance all around. This glorious Light which magnifies the depths of His Grace, the tenderness of His Mercy toward a penitent heart. Oh the beauty I behold, so pure, unblemished and so perfect. Darkness flees, evil is overwhelmed by the beautiful Light of God. Nothing hinders His majesty for He is undaunted as His perfect Light overtakes the wholeness of creation. He is so splendid and glorious and in one day will be honored by all.

Time and age so fleeting but a friend …