Integrity means wholeness, and in the case of faith, the complete penetration of the power and will of God in a person’s life. Continue reading
The commandments below apply generally, but even more so did they apply to the Cretans with whom Titus worked:
Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work. They must not slander anyone, but be peaceable, gentle, showing complete courtesy to all people.
Titus 3:1-2 NET
The Cretans were “rebellious, malicious, and violent.”/1 (For another description of them, see Titus 1:12-13.) Continue reading
My thanks to keltonburgpreacher Eugene for nominating me to the Liebster Blog award. He was very kind to mention me as an inspiration for his own blogging. Some bloggers say “liebster” is German for “dear(est),” or “beloved,” so there’s a compliment built in to it, it would seem.
The award, as far as I can find, is a pass-it-on sort of activity. One accepts by nominating five other blogs with under 300 (some say 200) followers, from what some have said. While I don’t usually go for emails and other forwarding pushes, I like this idea, so to honor both my nominator and highlight some good works, let’s run with it.
The bloggers I chose below are regular posters whose subject is the Christian life.
And the nominated bloggers are … (in no particular order) Continue reading
by J. Randal Matheny © 2011
Let me live, yet more and more,
O Lord, for you, for your design,
To feel the thrill of th’ opening door,
To greet each day as heaven’s sign
For forward hope and strengthened hand;
Your voice more clearly would I hear,
More sharply see the promised land,
Where dwell no failure, no death, no fear.
An UPLift offering.
Some people seem to prefer having their myth rather than knowing the truth. Continue reading
Below are a few links by brethren on the topic of legalism. I was doing some research and found these, thought they might be useful to you. Continue reading
Below are comments made Saturday evening by seminar participants, when I asked for feedback. My translation. Originals with me, if you want to check them. Continue reading
Scheduled to begin this morning at 9, we got cranked up by 9:30 which was a decent hour. After each module today, from #4 to #12, we had a break, except once. Continue reading
On the precipice.
Needles pierce the stomach.
Nostrils flare. Continue reading
The verse on the front is Proverbs 20:7.
On the back are 10 rules for a happy life. My translation from the Portuguese.
1. Count your blessings, not your problems.
2. Learn to praise others (John 12:1-6). Continue reading