My Christian brothers often say, “you should be more politically minded, how else will they hear us?”. But dear brother, to me it matters not if they hear us. As long as we have the ear of heaven.
Below are two snippets from Corrie Ten Boom’s book, The Hiding Place. Both are sequences as a little girl where Corrie’s father, Casper Ten Boom, taught her lessons. I thought these lessons were amazing parallels to our relationship with our Heavenly Father. Enjoy! The first story… Father sat down on the edge of the narrow […]Read Post ›
When it comes to changing our lifestyle to encourage, protect, and edify our brothers and sisters in Christ we too often have the mindset of, “Well, why should I change because of their issue, it’s not my problem.” But remember, sin wasn’t God’s problem either and He died for it. “We who are strong have […]Read Post ›
If you are a Christian please take the time to comment and tell me your reasoning (scripturally and non scripturally) for drinking or abstaining from alcohol. Please keep it respectful and in love. Below is my view: Though I do not judge my brothers in Christ I must say that reading Romans 14 and 15 […]Read Post ›
I’ve been reading several biographies the last few months about men of great faith. One thing I’ve noticed about these men is that they didn’t waste much time complaining about the way things ought to be. They just did. Perhaps this is the difference between men who are remembered and men who are forgotten. It […]Read Post ›
Don’t go because you have a heart for missions, for the lost, or the homeless. Tarry, pray, seek and gain His heart for those people. Your heart isn’t enough.
Knowing God is not the key to eternal life. It is eternal life. His presence is what we long for, not a place called heaven. I think it would be easier to find happiness in hell, if we were permitted to be comforted by the presence of God, than by dwelling in a place called […]Read Post ›
Sometimes the back and forth can be more destructive than the thing we are going back and forth about. What does it profit us to be “right” if we bring reproach upon The Gospel in the process? Let us seek to love despite our disagreements. Though love does not avoid all controversy it also does […]Read Post ›
We cannot love our controversial opinions and our brothers at the same time. It doesn’t mean we avoid disputable things for the sake of appeasement. It means we avoid disputable things for the sake of love. Let us, finally love “above” such matters. Do not entangle yourselves in someone else’s weakness.We are drawn in because […]Read Post ›