Author Archives: Ruben

About Ruben

I am the owner of a custom furniture shop in Orlando, Florida. I had a heart attack back in 2010. As a result of complications from the heart attack I almost died . The road to recovery took about eighteen months and even now I still have issues to deal with. As a result of almost dying many things have changed. Most notably my concept of time. By that I mean that I am acutely aware of my mortality, not morbidly but realistically. Before the heart attack I thought I would make it to 70's, 80'S or as my mother into 90's but now I realize everyday is a gift. I don't take it for granted. That is why I write I have something to say and I want to say it, before I can't say it anymore.

The Value Of A Talent

Some authorities say that the talent typically weighed about 33 kg (75 lb) varying from 20 to 40 kg. In June, 2018, the international price of gold was about US$41,155.69 per kilogram. One gram costs about $38. At this price, … Continue reading

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The Talents

I am witting a series on the parable of the talents. I will add a piece every week as it is a work in progress and people tend not to read articles of any length. ““For the kingdom of heaven … Continue reading

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Born Again

Something to think about Born Again  “And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” Genesis 2:7 ASV “Jesus answered and said unto … Continue reading

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He is Risen, Really?

Something to think about. He is Risen, Really? 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. Matthew 28:6 (KJV) These words “He is risen” have changed the course of … Continue reading

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God is Not Going to Roll Over and Play Dead

Something to think about.  God is Not Going to Roll Over and Play Dead God is not going to roll over and play dead. Our society has all but declared war on Christendom. We have been slandered, threaten, shamed and … Continue reading

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No Middle Ground

Something to think about. No Middle Ground 14 “Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 And if … Continue reading

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Destination

Something to think about. Destination 14 I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. Philippians 3:14  One of the most famous inspiring verse in … Continue reading

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A Good Steward

Something to think about. A Good Steward 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1 Peter 4:10 The sermons I’ve heard concerning stewardship have always involved the proper … Continue reading

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Blessed is The Man

Something to think about.  Blessed is The Man   1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. Psalms 1:1 … Continue reading

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In the Cool of the Day

Something to think about.   In the Cool of the Day 8 And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the … Continue reading

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