“Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation.” (1 Peter 2:2, ESV) These days there are an abundance of alternatives to a mother’s milk. There were no baby bottles, no Similac or other “formulas”. When an infant was hungry, there was only one thing that satisfied.... Continue Reading →
“When many of his disciples heard it, they said, ‘This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?’ But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, said to them, ‘Do you take offense at this?’” (John 6:60-63, ESV) Jesus was not a social media mogul. He was not a celebrity... Continue Reading →
“…but Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.’” (Matthew 19:14, ESV) <If this is your first time here, please browse the archives. I’m sure you will find many of the posts relevant to your walk with Christ. Part 1 of this... Continue Reading →
"And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled." (Luke 14:23, ESV) It was the middle of the day when we disembarked the plane that had transported us from Miami to Guatemala International Airport. I was quite surprised by... Continue Reading →
“I don’t want to go!” Standing in the kitchen, eyes fixed on each vehicle coming down the road, waiting for my ride, I almost couldn’t believe that those five little words popped into my head. My suitcase, carry-on and personal item bags were all carefully packed. My checklist had been checked and rechecked, nothing had... Continue Reading →
“But not that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.” (Romans 6:22 ESV) I had a dream where I was at a park which had a fig tree in the center. People who passed through that park... Continue Reading →
It will serve us well to remember that the Holy Spirit will never lead us away from the Word. The Spirit and the Word are forever aligned.
“For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.” (2 Corinthians 7:10, ESV). I cannot tell a lie, I have some regrets in life. I regret not going on to seminary when I finished my Bachelor’s degree. I regret many poor financial decisions that I made early... Continue Reading →