Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2014’

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Pay It Forward

Scripture 35 The next day John was back at his post with two disciples, who were watching. 36 He looked up, saw Jesus walking nearby, and said, “Here he is, God’s Passover Lamb.” 37 The two disciples heard him and went after Jesus. John 1:35-37 Observation John the Baptist gave Jesus his very best. He gave Jesus the very disciples …

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Eight Isn’t Enough

Scripture You know, even though God waited patiently all the days that Noah built the ship, only a few were saved then, eight to be exact – saved from the water by the water. The waters of baptism do that for you, not washing away dirt from your skin but by presenting you through Jesus’ resurrection before God with a …

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A Disappointing Debut?

Scripture For this is contained in Scripture: “Behold, I lay in Zion a choice stone, a precious corner stone, And he who believes in Him will not be disappointed.” 1 Peter 2:6 Observation For a people under persecution, surrounded on every side by opposition, I’m thinking there was a lot to be disappointed with. Perhaps they wondered what they had …

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The Green Apron

Scripture 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest …

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1.21 Giga Watts: A Tale of Faith, Fear & Time Travel

Preface: I’m a sucker for Time Travel tales. Whether it’s family flicks like Mr. Peabody & Sherman, dorky ones like Bill & Ted’s Most Excellent Adventure, Cyborg ones like Terminator or even strange ones like Time Bandits I love the idea! My all-time favorite time travel movie is Back To The Future of course! Now you understand the geeky title …

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Walk This Way

Scripture 21 Your ears will hear a word behind you, “This is the way, walk in it,” whenever you turn to the right or to the left. 22 And you will defile your graven images overlaid with silver, and your molten images plated with gold. You will scatter them as an impure thing, and say to them, “Be gone!” Isaiah …

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Keep Camping

Scripture 12 Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate. 13 So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach. 14 For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come. 15 Through Him then, let us continually …

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Jesus At The D.M.V.

Scripture 14 Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord. 15 See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; Hebrews 12:14-15 Observation The author of Hebrews makes it clear that peace with …

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Conspiracy Theory

Scripture 11 For thus the Lord spoke to me with mighty power and instructed me not to walk in the way of this people, saying, 12 “You are not to say, ‘It is a conspiracy!’ In regard to all that this people call a conspiracy, And you are not to fear what they fear or be in dread of it. …

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The Whiplash Of Grace

Scripture 4 Each of them will sit under his vine And under his fig tree, With no one to make them afraid, For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken. 5 Though all the peoples walk Each in the name of his god, As for us, we will walk In the name of the Lord our God forever …

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