Posts By: Carol Dietz

Spiral of Silence – Part 2

2 Corinthians 4:13 “It is written: ‘I believed; therefore I have spoken.’ With that same spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak.”   I was watching the debates of the presidential candidates. If we mean that each side can come and present their views then that is a debate. But often what happens… Read more »

Spiral of Silence

2 Corinthians 4:13 “I believed; therefore I have spoken.”   Over the past few weeks I have been hearing a lot about the “spiral of silence” and decided that I would do some research and see what it is all about and how it pertains to us.   Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann was a German political scientist… Read more »

Nearer To You

“You opened by mind to Heaven above and captured my heart with Your holy love. A life of joy and lasting forgivenness, I never fear cuz I’m in Your presence. You gave me strengths and weakness too. Weakness is better, it’s drawn to You. I treasure Your words that light my path and show me… Read more »

How wearisome it is for the human race when they refuse to learn from the past generations. Man is never satisfied, nor content; for he is always looking for pleasure. Man thinks the good things in life are having huge homes and great sums of money, but to get this his days are filled with… Read more »

Our Belief: Preference or Conviction

A belief one supposedly has is either a preference or a conviction. A preference can be a strong belief and with that belief go into full time service, being a teacher, pastor or even a missionary. It can be a strong belief and give all of our wealth to it and be energetic in proselytizing… Read more »

Are We Complainers?

Genesis 42:36 “Their father Jacob said to them, ‘You have deprived me of my children. Joseph is no more and Simeon is no more, and now you want to take Benjamin. Everything is against me!’”   When we look at the end of Jacob’s life, we see how he thought that everything was against him,… Read more »

Promises Made Good

Nehemiah 9:7-8 NLT When Abraham proved himself faithful to what God had asked of him, God made a covenant with him that blessed Abraham in every way. For God will always do what He promises. He is always true to His Word. Today, it seems that His children want all that God promises, and then… Read more »

Energy

ENERGY   God says in Leviticus 26:19: “And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass.” And in Deuteronomy 28:23: “And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.” The… Read more »