Posts by Ricky Gray

World Changer

Sitting a few weeks ago in an airport out west (Salt Lake City), I was reminded that there are many good people in the world. People who take care of our possessions when we have need. People who speak to us kind words, even when they do not know who we are. Even when they…

Remember

We remember all sorts of things. We remember birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebratory dates (at least many of us do). We remember past events, sports triumphs and failures, life triumphs and failures. We remember kind words. We remember harsh treatment. We remember significant news stories, natural catastrophes, human-caused catastrophes. We remember times of peace. We…

Words Spoken

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed?  And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard?  And how are they to hear without someone preaching?  And how are they to preach unless they are sent?  As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet…

Extreme Makeover

According to the internet (which is never wrong, of course), the sharpest edges in the world are made from obsidian. Obsidian is not a type of metal. Rather, it is a substance formed from molten volcanic magma. Here is how it works: when molten magma cools very quickly, instead of crystallizing, it turns into obsidian.…

By the Power of His Word

Rock, fortress, deliverer, rescuer, shield, horn of salvation, and stronghold (rock2, actually, since the psalmist—I am looking at Psalm 18 right now, by the way—twice describes God as his rock). God is the source of our deliverance, and he is the author of our hope. God is protector of the innocent, healer of the wounded,…