Published by Jerry Baysinger on 02 Feb 2018

RETURN TO SENDER

Are you one of those who says, “I can’t understand why God doesn’t answer my prayers”? Well, if you are, this is likely the reason why. If you put a letter in the mail with no stamp on it, the Post Office will stamp on it “Return To Sender”. Many business envelopes you get in the mail have a return envelope. Some say they’re postage paid, but most say, “Affix stamp here, the Post Office will not deliver mail without proper postage.” Yeah, yeah, I know, God is not the Post Office. But read on: Continue Reading »

Published by Jerry Baysinger on 05 May 2017

IN ALL THINGS GIVE THANKS

Ever have one of those days that just doesn’t go the way you planned?  Today I was on my way to Oklahoma to a ministry conference, and my vehicle started vibrating badly like the driveshaft was out of balance.  It seemed like at any moment it might come out of there and pass me.  So my trip was interrupted to spend the night at a hotel out of town.  Hopefully it will be a simple and inexpensive repair, and I’ll be back on my way tomorrow.  Funny thing, most of the day a song has been going through my mind, “And in all things give Him thanks…..” Yeah, I guess that means even when your vehicle breaks.  Don’t get me wrong: I’m not thankful FOR the trouble, but I’m thankful IN the trouble.  Maybe it’s just a test.  Maybe it’s the devil trying to aggravate me, but I’m going to aggravate him back by praising God.  And if it isn’t the devil behind it, that’s ok, I’m going to praise God anyway, because it’s the right thing to do. Continue Reading »