Aim Toward The Rock

Psalms 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. David was greatly burdened by the betrayal and revolt of his favorite son Absalom. Not only did Absalom want to have the power, but he wanted his dad's head…

All Cleaned Up

Zephaniah 3:1 Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city! As much as a well-manicured and pristine course may seemingly look by its plush fairways and putting surfaces, little things such as overrunning trash cans and a worn tee box sign can destroy the overall appearance of a golf course. One…

I Reckon

Ephesians 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. During a competitive round, each of the players keeps a scorecard for himself or herself as well as for the other playing partners. Once the final putt on 18 is holed, the scores are reconciled before they are submitted for…

Empowered

Psalms 119:54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage. Golf is full of seemingly arbitrary and capricious rules that we feel are overly penal especially to us who are known to hit balls over fences. Thankfully, a few of these rules were relaxed for 2019, but many still remain in…

Regrets

Zechariah 8:13 And it shall come to pass, that as ye were a curse among the heathen, O house of Judah, and house of Israel; so will I save you, and ye shall be a blessing: fear not, but let your hands be strong. After a round of golf, basketball game or even running a 5k race, we…

Still Got Time

Matthew 16:28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom. When a golf round starts off bad, there is always the hope of a few birdies on the remaining holes which will clean up a scorecard.…

A “Must Listen” Gospel

Ephesians 1:13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, When I'm flipping through the channels and I see Tiger Woods about to hit a golf ball, I immediately stop.…

Measuring Up

Zechariah 2:1-2 I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand. Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof. A golf course, football field, soccer field, boxing ring, and basketball…

Best of a Burden

Malachi 1:1 The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi. Golf places a burden on the amateur weekend golfer with a desire to not fail more so than the want to succeed. Once success is attained, the burden and pressure grows because golf is an individual sport. Our successful or failure…

Pure Worship

Joel 1:9 The meat offering and the drink offering is cut off from the house of the LORD; the priests, the LORD'S ministers, mourn. As the first frost of the seasons nears, one can safely assume the workers at Augusta National will be pruning Magnolias in the near future. The practice spurs new growth of…