As a blessing to the Philippians, Paul sends to them two men whom he considers kindred spirits: Timothy and Epaphroditus. Timothy’s trip is short term. Paul sends him as a liaison to comfort the Philippians on Paul’s status and to report back to Paul on the Philippians’ status: But I trust in the Lord Jesus … Continue reading Kindred Spirits
I mentioned before that I used to serve as a worker in a faith-based addiction recovery program. One of the verses we all had to memorize was Luke 9:23… “And he said to them all, ‘If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.’” … Continue reading As basic as reading and writing
The best measure of my relationship to the Lord is not just how I treat my neighbor, but who I consider my neighbor.
Jesus doesn't write off anyone who is moving toward Him.
Like the scorner, many well-meaning truth-seekers bring prejudices and preconceived notions to their reading of the Bible. They have too much junk in the way.
Most of life is like that: lots of problems without the solutions written out. Thankfully, God has given us His answer key in the form of His Word.
And they set the ark of God upon a new cart…. (2 Samuel 6:3a) David’s heart was in the right place. He wanted to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. So, he put the Ark on a new cart, purpose-built for the sacred duty of moving it to its proper home. It was … Continue reading Monday Musings: God of the Means as Well of the Motives