• The peace had among men, is more precious than a pearl yet more fragile than an egg shell: One moment without care, and it can be lost, or shattered into pieces beyond repair.

• The peace given to men by God, “passeth all understanding (Phil. 4:7),” it “rules in our hearts" (Col 3:15) and is seated at the right hand of the Father on high: “Having made peace through the blood of His Cross, etc.. (Col. 1:20)” Being reconciled unto God by Jesus Christ, is true and everlasting peace.


Texas Sheet Cake Cookies


These items are what you will need:


 Cookie Ingredients:

1 Box Milk Chocolate Cake Mix

2 Eggs

1/3 cup of Canola Oil

1/2 cup Chopped Pecans (optional)


Icing Ingredients:

2    Tablespoons Cocoa Powder

1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter

3    Tablespoons whole milk

2    cups powdered Sugar


Cake Mix Directions:

Preheat oven to Preheat oven to 350º and line cookie sheets w/baking paper.

Mix cake mix w/eggs and oil until smooth. Mix in pecans (optional)

Scoop out dough balls, and place on sheet, 2” apart.

Bake for 8-10 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to cool before transferring cookies to cooling rack.


Icing Directions:

1.  Combine butter, cocoa powder and milk over med. heat.

2.  Whisk together till combined and smooth.

3.  Remove from heat, slowly whisk in powder sugar till smooth.

4.  Place cookie sheet under rack to catch excess icing.

5.  Scoop out spoonful of icing and pour over cookies.


Allow icing to harden before serving.     







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Thursday, January the tenth, 2008 under clear skies, wind from the south at ten mph, with the temperature at fifty-two degrees.

Elder George Walker (dec)


"But he said unto them, It is I; be not afraid." {John 6:20}  We are dealing with the time as his disciples had come down from the mountain and entered in to a ship and at that time Jesus was not there.  And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.  His disciples began to row, but they see Jesus walking upon the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid.  "But he said unto them, It is I; be not afraid."  There are many storms that come our way, and the way seems hard and we no not know which way to turn.  But we are able to see Jesus walking upon the storms of the sea.  He comes as our comforter, he brings peace to the mind, he comforts the heart by telling us; It is I, be not afraid. 

The so called big storms that we encounter in this life is but for a moment when Jesus appears.  Have you ever felt the hand of the Lord upon you as you laid upon your bed at night thinking and wondering what is next in the line of troubles.  The hand of Jesus reaches out and touches you and immediately you feel at ease because the Lords promises are sure and amen.  Brother George

My Little Kitty


A few days ago, I had the unpleasant task of digging a hole out behind my shop, and burying our cat (Betty), which we adopted many years ago, along with her brother (Barney), who also is buried near that same location. They were wild, and came up out of the woods, to actually adopt us, as their source of food and shelter.


In doing what I had to do, I remembered several times having conversations with folks about whether their pets would go to heaven. This one lady had lost her dog, and wanted badly to hear a preacher confirm that she would see it again in heaven.

Here is what I told her: “God, in Genesis chapter one, created all the creatures after their own kind, and He saw that it was good.” So God does not hate animals, but claims the creation of them was good. He said: “Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth? Eccl. 3:21 Good question! The answer is clear to us, that God knows the spirit (or life) of them both; and He created them both according to His own will. However, He did not create them for the same purpose. The man was made for God, and the animals were created for the man; but all life is given by God; whether of His own breath into nostrils of the man, or by the work of His hands in forming the beasts. So whether an animal was made to roam wild upon the earth; to be used for food, or just my little kitty; God knows it had life, and whether that life was for her to give a little joy by her presence, or some other purpose; her life was not meaningless. She took the food and affection we provided to her, and in return she gave us the presence of her life with us. So, as we hold the lives and care of our collective “little kitties” in our hands, God holds our care in His. Would our deeds might be to the praise of His glory, as well as His creation declares it in the showing forth of His handiwork.