All Sinners

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit AND ATE, and »


By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “Today, you will be with Me in paradise.” Luke 23:43 Not many bystanders in the crowd that watched Jesus’ crucifixion could hear all the words Jesus spoke from the cross. Indeed, it takes all four accounts from the four »

After the Empty Tomb

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for He has risen, as He said. Come, see the place where He lay.” Matthew 28:5-6 »

This Month at PAYH: Monthly Newsletter, April 2024

We have all heard the words. Those four-letter words used in almost every movie in Hollywood. Of all the words that sicken me the most are the ones that use the Name of God in them or use the Name of Jesus in an improper manner. Such language comes from the realm of the kingdom of darkness. With that in mind, if we are to shun the things of the dark kingdom, shouldn’t we gravitate toward the principles of the Kingdom of the Most High?

Two Crowds

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, crying out, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in »

And He With Me

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come into him and eat with him, and he with Me.” Revelation 3:20 This is one of the most familiar »

This Month at PAYH: Monthly Newsletter, March 2024

Very interesting for your meditation and mine is that the resurrection of Jesus Christ was accomplished without one eye on earth seeing it happen. Unless one of the tomb-guarding soldiers was peeking, which, out of their sheer terror and the Bible’s description of the soldiers’ distraction, I seriously doubt. No one saw the stone being rolled away and Jesus walking out of the tomb, except angels.

Conscious of God?

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “For this is a gracious thing, when, conscious of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly.” 1 Peter 2:19 “And without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever would draw near to Him must believe that He is, and »

Trials Are Trying

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad »

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