Tonight we come together for what is often called Maundy Thursday. The word maundy originates from the Latin phrase novum mandatum, which translates to new mandate or new commandment. The new commandment, found in John 13:34-35, given to the disciples, as well as us, is to “love one another. As I have loved you, so... Continue Reading →
You need not cry loud; He is nearer to us than we are aware of. - Brother Lawrence Musings and insights from 'The Practice of the Presence of God' (writings of Brother Lawrence) SEVENTH LETTER At the age of nearly fourscore exhorts his correspondent, who is sixty-four, to live and die with God and promises... Continue Reading →
Within the last 6 months or so, I have struggled and continue to struggle with accepting or respecting authority (i.e. - school director, stepfather, training manager). These disagreements have not all been without a sound reason, but I believe that the Lord is showing/teaching/molding me the be more like Him. This is a story/study on... Continue Reading →
I wanted to share this wonderful Audio Bible. I often listen to this in lieu of music. The readings are out of the New Living Translation. I recommend downloading the Google Play app, or listening on Spotify.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. - James 1:2-4 I cannot think of better scripture to explain what I am specifically going through... Continue Reading →
Ephesians 2:1-10; Genesis 4:5-16; John 3:1-21; Jeremiah 29:11-14; God has a plan and purpose for everyone, and they were established before we were conceived. It is impossible for us to do the will of God without His Grace, without being born from above. Lost in Sin/Missing the Mark [Eph 2:1-3 NASB] 1 And you were... Continue Reading →