by Benjamin Burks on April 18, 2012 · 0 comments

I am sitting in a hotel in Knoxville and desire a soft drink. At the end of the hall is a machine. In my pocket is a $20 bill, and no other change. The machine will not take a $20 bill. I feel at times like that $20 bill. Let me explain… Could I encourage […]

Hide or Seek

by Benjamin Burks on February 3, 2011 · 0 comments

God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God. Psalm 53:2 Are you one that seeks after the Lord? The Bible tells us there is none that seeketh after Him. The natural inclination is for us not to seek him, particularly […]

Gifts of Remembrance

by Benjamin Burks on December 15, 2010 · 1 comment

Have you ever received a special gift? With the “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season, I often wonder how many people sing “Jingle Bells” and how many sing “Juggle Bills”! The shopping malls are filled with people searching for “the perfect gift.” A popular Christmas song speaks of different levels of giving during the […]

The race is run – so quickly done – his work is on earth is through – His time down here more limited than any of us knew. But what a mark he made upon this sinful world below And what a work he leaves behind: more souls to win and grow How many battered […]