We measure our progress in our workout, in healthy eating, in life goals. Some of us love checklists. We strive to reach new levels. And that’s all good. BUT. Let us be just as concerned with our spiritual progress. Some people remain spiritual infants. They don’t mature. It’s because they resist the work of the… Read More What Level Are You At?
I usually post music on Wednesdays, but today I had (half) a day off because I had a dentist appointment. So I found time to post this after sitting in the dentist chair. Let me share with you Bach in 1 minute and 15 seconds. I love it, and I think you may find it… Read More Midweek Music: Bach in 1 minute and 15 seconds
O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge— by professing it some have strayed concerning the faith. (1 Tim 6:20) We look at champion athletes or military heroes and admire them for their determination, skill, and accomplishments. They are examples of what it… Read More Your duty too- Not just your pastor’s!
Hem your blessings with Thanksgiving so they don’t unravel ~ Unknown …While you are enriched in everything for all liberality, which causes thanksgiving through us to God. (2 Cor 9:11) In America, Thanksgiving is coming up next week. In other places it’s already been celebrated, but autumn is always a time of reflection and gratitude, so in anticipation of… Read More Hem Your Blessings
I usually post Midweek Music on Wednesdays. This week has been super busy. But I have a little surprise for you. I just found this lovely piece on youtube and I’m sure you’ll really enjoy it! I love Celtic music, especially the tin whistle and fiddle. If you’re a musician, the guy who composed it… Read More Midweek Music: A Celtic Melody
The Reformers wanted the Sola’s to be applied to your Christian life Sola Scriptura– But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. (Matt 4:4). We live in an age of knowledge- we have information at our fingertips. It’s important to… Read More 5 Things the Reformers want you to know
HAVE I BEEN EDUCATED? If I learn my ABCs, can read 600 words per minute, and can write with perfect penmanship, but have not been shown how to communicate with the Designer of all language …. I HAVE NOT BEEN EDUCATED. If I can deliver an eloquent speech and persuade you with my stunning logic,… Read More Have I Been Educated?
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. (Hebrews 11:1-2). Maybe you’re a Christian who is dedicated, striving to please God. You diligently read the Word, serve other believers, pray, live in obedience to those in authority, and trust… Read More The Unconventional People of Faith
I wrote a blog post warning about a movie you should not watch. But now let me tell you about one you should see. It will be in theatres across the United States on March 30th, so it’s coming up soon! I cannot believe the ebola pandemic was so long ago in 2014! Now it’s… Read More Facing Darkness- A movie you should see
Psalm 91 is one of my favorite Psalms. Rich with promises and comfort of God’s Almighty protection and love. This song is a combination of Psalm 91 and Isaiah 40:31. I think this children’s choir has the best rendition of the song on Youtube. In England, the BBC Songs of Praise have an annual competition of… Read More Midweek Music: On Eagle’s Wings