Matthew 6:31-33 (NASB) 31 Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’ 32 For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Even though I am free of the demands and expectations of everyone, I have voluntarily become a servant to any and all in order to reach a wide range of people: religious, nonreligious, meticulous moralists, loose-living immoralists, the defeated, the demoralized—whoever. I didn’t take on their way of life. I kept my bearings inContinue reading “1 Corinthians 9:19-23 (MSG)”
While smiling rather brightly, I can tell you that I have no idea what exactly God is doing with me. Or even where I’ll be next year. See in recently months I’ve taken my focus off of making conclusions about where I’m going and what I’m doing, (it’s been super refreshing, I highly recommend it.)Continue reading “dichotomy”
18 Then it happened on the seventh day that the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, “Behold, while the child was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the childContinue reading “Lean not on your own understanding…”
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.
Seminaries make preachers and theologians, God makes spiritual fathers and mothers.
Give as alms those things that are within. – Luke 11:41
Been happily spending my time in Christ’s teachings, I’m being exposed to concepts I haven’t seen in today’s church. I’m also in a bit of transition in life right now, which has resulted in me keeping back some of my thoughts from this blog and placing heavy emphasis on what’s to come. I’m sure inContinue reading “State of the Blog and Church Leadership Reflection”
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. John 8:31-32
Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, “You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them. But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant; and whoever wishes toContinue reading “Is it really that hard to see?!”