Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you—unless, of course, you fail the test?2 Corinthians 13:5 NIV Lately I’ve had a lot of time on my hands and as is common in these moments I get a bit reflective. It was in one of those moments I was overwhelmed with anxiety … Continue reading Self-Discovery and Other Hells
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”John 16:33 NIV https://john.bible/john-16-33 I have received many gifts in my life. Money, clothes, a family, many good things. I have gained joy from so many of these but I have overlooked perhaps some of the most … Continue reading Blessings of Tears
In a society becoming more secular, are we not seeing the open doors? Are we now concerned with the comfort of the saved at the cost of the work of the Gospel? This is the mission field, we have been born into the mission field, comfort is behind us. Let’s go for the work of God. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/gospel-opportunities-opposition/ (Steve McAlpine, Gospel Coalition) Continue reading Repost: Want Gospel Opportunities? Embrace Opposition.
O Jesus, meek and humble of heart,help me put my self-importance asideto learn the kind of cooperation with othersthat makes possible the presence of your Father’s household. Amen. Adapted from a prayer by Rafael,Cardinal Merry Del Val, 1865–1930 Continue reading Humilty