Someone observed once, that unless one is willing to die for something they can not really live for it. We who follow Jesus view death not so much as an enemy of life, but as a ferryman who will one day transport us out of his reach.
What word for love did John use? Did he choose Storge, a word used to express a parental love? Perhaps he uses Phileo, a love between friends? Was it really Eros he used to indicate a romantic love between two people?
Feeling discouraged about the events of this past week? Hang in there with God! Don't quit on Him now. Is God only God when He performs according to our way of thinking He should? No, He is God regardless, and worthy of our worship solely because of who He IS and not because of what … Continue reading Election Blues
I know others who may think one day, when they are older, they will settle down and get religion like their parents or grandparents. Perhaps even our Technician thought that at one time or another.
It is no wonder then that we tend to shun true love, because deep inside we know our ability to trust has been trampled underfoot by anyone and everyone.
Before that day, you had never met. After that day, you could think of no one else!
Merry Christmas to all my family and friends, and to all seekers. May you be blessed this holi-day with His gift, and His presence.
...no program is enough in and of itself to sufficiently replace individual discipleship through one-on-one relationship
I realize that it does not matter if I am at home with family or in harms way on a battlefield with bullets whizzing past my head, the number of days my God has ordained for me was written long before I was born.
If I can use my fingers to zoom in on a photo, why can't the Creator do that with the universe or a human cell?