Bibledonate Mission is Currently Closed

8 04 2015

Due to continuing and deteriorating health, it is with much regret that we have decided to close this mission effort for now.  We have attempted to find someone to take this mission effort over and continue shipping Bibles but we have been unsuccessful to date.  If you are interested or know of someone who may be interested, please reply and we will be in touch.   It will cost you nothing other than your labor of love, sweat and tears.

Thank you ALL who have supported this mission by sending Bibles and providing financial support.  I don’t have the exact numbers but Bibles shipped overseas and here in America exceed thousands.  This was not possible without YOU!  Without a doubt many of these fell on fertile soil and will produce fruit for many generations to come.  May the Lord bless you richly for your kindness and dedication to spreading the news of Christ.

While the effort to ship Bibles has come to what is hopefully only a temporary end; we will continue to update this blog with stories of faith, hope, and inspiration.

Again, thank you and God Bless!

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ALL Lives Matter

4 12 2015

You know, I’ve been thinking about somethings. Probably nothing that many of you haven’t already thought of yourselves. I hear the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” I hear that white lives matter. I hear police lives matter. I hear that all lives matter. I understand these statements are politically and racially grounded. But they shouldn’t be. LIFE is what matters and how we invest that life is what ULTIMATELY matters. Your color, race, religion or profession DOES NOT matter. It doesn’t matter if you are an OSU fan; an OU fan; a Thunder fan; a garbage man, a corporate CEO. It doesn’t matter if you live on the street; if you live in a shelter; if you live in a mansion. It doesn’t matter if you live in a prison cell or in a small shack. It doesn’t matter if you have an in-ground pool or you take your children to a splash pad in the summer. It doesn’t matter if you manicure your yard or fill it with old cars. These things don’t matter. What DOES matter: “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.” (1 Peter 3:18) THIS is what matters; but only if you understand it and act on it. ‘But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you (Matthew 6:33).





Compassion of Christ

14 07 2015

Jesus Raises a Widow’s Son

LUKE 7:11-17

11  Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him.  12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow.  And a large crowd from the town was with her.  13 When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, “Don’t cry.”

14  Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”  15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.

16  They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.”  17 This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.

May you find comfort in knowing the compassion of our Savior!

(Search for more stories of the compassion of Christ by clicking on “compassion of Christ” in the sidebard in the column on the right side of this blog.)





10 Commandments In Oklahoma

1 07 2015

The Oklahoma Supreme Court recently ordered the removal of a monument containing the 10 Commandments from the state capital grounds.  Plans were in the works for a satanic monument to be placed next to this monument.  I do not know the status of those plans.  Regardless, while the Oklahoma Supreme Court can order the removal of the 10 Commandments from the state capital grounds, they cannot order the removal of the 10 Commandments from this page.  I encourage you to share this in other public forums:

Exodus 20:1-17

“1. And God spoke all these words:

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

“You shall have no other gods before me.

“You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. 11 For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

13 “You shall not murder.

14 “You shall not commit adultery.

15 “You shall not steal.

16 “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”





An Encouraging Note…

30 06 2015

An encouraging note to faithful Christians… I lay out under the stars on the trampoline in my field from time to time. I usually go out at dusk. Last night I heard the coyotes howling, I saw birds flying, and I watched the stars appear one at a time and then I watched as the moon chased the sun from East to West. It reminded me that regardless of how reckless and unrepentent much of humanity is, God is still in total control and while His creation can be defiled; it won’t be destroyed until His time has come to take us home.

For now, the tide continues to break off shore as the sea breeze blows. Snow covered mountains are still a beautiful sight.  A passing cloud still provides shade from the sun. Children laugh and play. Rain falls.  Lightning strikes and the footsteps of God are still heard in the crack of thunder that follows.  We are not abandoned.  We are not alone.  Our redemption is near.  Keep the faith and share it every chance you get!





Need A Bible In India?

25 06 2015

Just a reminder; you can obtain a Bible in your native Indian language by sending an email request to:  faithwithbelieve@gmail.com   Please indicate the language you are seeking in the email request.





When Sparrows Fall

24 06 2015

So just how valuable are YOU and I to God?  Well aside from the ultimate sacrifice of His son Jesus on the cross, (John 3:16 tells us:  For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.)  The following passages remind us how great our God is and how much He loves us:

Matthew 10:29

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.    (Can you imagine that?  In this hustle and bustle world that God has created, He KNOWS when a single sparrow falls?  Believe it!  It’s true!)

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.  (Again, we are reminded that God does not forget even a sparrow.  We are also reminded how much more valuable we are than sparrows.)

1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me.

2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.

3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.

4 Before a word is on my tongue you, Lord, know it completely.

5 You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.

6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.

7 Where can I go from your Spirit?  Where can I flee from your presence?

8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there;  if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.

9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,

10 even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.

11 If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,”

12 even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.





The Compassion of Christ

15 06 2015

Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

Luke 19:1-10

Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.

When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.

All the people saw this and began to mutter, “He has gone to be the guest of a sinner.”

But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount.”

Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. 10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

The Bibledonate.org Mission is closed due to health reasons.  Please continue to read our periodic stories of faith, hope and inspiration. We are now continuing the scriptures reflecting the compassion of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.







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