God, America Is Calling You By Name

God, America is calling You by name

Since the formation of America God has always gone before us, stood beside us and protected our back. Sadly,  just like nations of old in the Bible, America often gets prideful and offers God the cold shoulder. We stop turning to Him, thinking we know better than He does in regards to living.

But a short tally of our “living” seems to indicate an immediate need to call on Him by name: Continue reading

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God – My Zeroth Priority

God my zeroth priority

I’ll shout it from the rooftops – “God is zeroth to me!”

If I called my best friend zeroth she might think it was an insult – demeaning and abusive language (she would actually think I was being silly and making up a word but go with me on this). The point is most people do not know what zeroth means. I had never heard of the word until last week when I was googling more attribute words for God that start with the letter Z. Continue reading

7 Reasons To Respect God’s Name

7 reasons to respect God's name

Just like you desire respect from others for the lifetime of positive actions or achievements you make, God desires respect because of all that He is. With NFL players making the choice not to stand for our national anthem, their negative actions may not bring them the respect they yearn for, due to their lack of understanding the significance of their action.

However, God’s being far outreaches the capability of our mental capacity for understanding, whether we are an NFL player or one of the five smartest people in history (Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Terence Tao, Stephen Hawking, Nikola Tesla). Perceptive brains (nor inanimate footballs) make the man – God does!   Continue reading

Tell The World God’s Name Is Holy (Part 3 of 3)


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Dear World, Please Stop Vomiting Up His Name

(Part 3 of 3)

Our world countries just completed the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.  Their camaraderie inspired me to reach out to Lift Him Up readers (representing over 100 countries) and ask them to share the eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

This is the last of a three part series designed to bring global attention to the constant misuse of the holy names God and Jesus. Part 1  considered the history of God’s name. Part 2 focused on correct and incorrect uses of God’s name. In Part 3 we look at why we should follow God’s third commandment.  Continue reading

Tell The World God’s Name Is Holy (Part 2 of 3)

Tell the world God's name is holy part 2 of 3

Dear World, Please Stop Vomiting Up His Name

(Part 2 of 3)

Because our world countries are joining together for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, I decided to reach out to Lift Him Up readers, who represent over 100 countries, and ask you to share the eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

Lift Him Up readership expands worldwide and includes the following countries:

United States of America, Albania, Austria, Australia, Argentina,  Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Bahrain, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Caribbean Netherlands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rico, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic,  Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong SAR China, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands,  New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia,  Singapore, Sint Maartin, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey,  Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Continue reading

Tell The World God’s Name Is Holy (Part 1 of 3)

Tell the world God's name is holy

Dear World, Please Stop Vomiting Up His Name

(Part 1 of 3)

Because our world countries are joining together for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, I decided to reach out to Lift Him Up readers, who represent over 100 countries, and ask you to share the eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

Lift Him Up readership expands worldwide and includes the following countries: Continue reading

Give Thanks To The Lord…

Give thanks to the LORD.

1 Chronicles 16:34 Give thanks to the Lord [God], for he is good; his love endures forever.

The phrases “Give thanks to the Lord” and “his love endures forever” appear often in the Bible. You can read eleven specific verses from the New International Version Bible at:

1 Chronicles 16:412 Chronicles 20:21Psalm 106:1Psalm 107:1Psalm 118:01Psalm 118:29Psalm 136:1Psalm 136:2Psalm 136:3, Psalm 136:26Jeremiah 33:11

Giving thanks to others is an action also extended amongst society, and there are many ways we may offer our Thanks Continue reading

Book of James

Read the Book of James

A Quick Read Full Of Christian Truths

James, the author of the Book of James, is the half brother of Jesus Christ. Although the Bible does not give us much information about James being intricately involved with Jesus before the crucifixion, we easily find that after the resurrection James clearly becomes a leading figure in the early church.

James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised. Galatians 2:9 (emphasis added) Continue reading

Always And Forever

Always and forever keep His name holy.

The following is an excerpt from chapter four of my book: Lift Him Up don’t Pull Him Down – The eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

The chapter is titled Worth Repeating, and includes twelve different Bible versions of our Lord’s third commandment followed by a short commentary/story. Continue reading

12 Key Characteristics of Jesus

12 key characteristics of Jesus

Getting To Know Jesus The Christ

Sometimes telling/asking someone to change their bad habit to a good habit is simply not enough motive. People want facts/explanations as to why a change is considered necessary. Perhaps that is why the bad habit of texting OMG, spewing  Oh My G**! or vomiting J**** C****! is not always understood as wrong. When using those names as exclamations, many do not understand why they are breaking the third commandment. Continue reading