My parents survived World War II concentration camp. In Indonesia. Under the Japanese. My dad was 13 and my mom was 6 when they and their families were put there. My parents, who are both in Heaven now, were Dutch-Indonesian, born in Indonesia when it was still a Dutch colony. My mom used to joke … Continue reading A Personal Story
Church discipline is never a pleasant thing. It weighs heavily on the hearts of church leadership and it is uncomfortable for a church body to endure. That’s by design. It isn’t meant to be pleasant. It is corrective (Proverbs 22:10) and instructive (Proverbs 21:11). Unpleasant as it is, when it is not carried out, the … Continue reading Thyatira: A Church in Compromise
“All the days of her life,” means she is there for the long haul, through the good and the bad. The blessings don’t make her greedy for more, and the hard times don’t make her long for better. She is faithful no matter what.
For this series I am going to put up a post at the end of each month until I am done looking at the Proverbs 31 Lady, because her passage appears at the end of Proverbs and if you’re reading a Proverb a day, you get to read about this lady at the end of … Continue reading Who Is This Proverbs 31 Lady, Anyway?