Lips Are Moving

1 John 2:4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. You know the punchline to the common lawyer joke asking how a person knows when a lawyer is lying. Certain people irregardless of occupation and societal position are known to be…

Not Scared

1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. Remember when you first starting playing golf? We all had an awkward fear of totally missing the ball and someone seeing our swing in public. We hadn't…

Pumpkin Eaters

Luke 8:17 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad. If there is something thought to be gained, cheating will be present. Whether it be the stock market, poker, marriage, or sporting competitions, our carnal minds desire gain and happiness therefrom no matter…

Style

2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and isprofitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. We all have our own style and form for swinging a golf club, swinging a baseball bat, running a race, and even laughing. There is a personal uniqueness in how we do things. It would…

Drive, Chip and Putt

2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. Just as many things in life, golf success is dependent a golfer's total performance in many areas. The golfer has to be able to keep the ball in play, get it close enough to…

Forgot About That

Galatians 1:6-7 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. One thing that always amazes me about Tiger Woods is his infallible memory. He…

Lost Ball

Luke 15:24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry. In the law, there is a great distinction between things that are lost, mislaid, or abandoned. Additionally, we must be mindful that the possessor is not always the owner, while the…

Better Than My Score

Nahum 1:3 The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet. Some days an 80 feels different than others. It's similar to expecting something different when we open a paycheck…

The Can’t Help Its

Romans 5:6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. The amount of rain we have received the past few weeks has saturated many of the local courses to a point of unplayability. The temperatures have been abnormally warm and otherwise perfect to play, but for the many…

Keeping It Simple

Jude 1:10 But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves. One of the best tournament locations on the entire PGA schedule is Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. The field is always one is the strongest, but…