View RSS Feed

All Blog Entries

  1. - Everything We Need –

    John 6:51, “I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever”
    Philippians 4:19, “My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus”

    As a believer in Christ, have you ever stopped to think how God provides us with the little things that many times we take for granted? Take for example the story of Pastor Harold Springstead who was driving along, on his way to preach ...
  2. - Are You Ready –

    Luke 12:40, “Be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect”
    1 Thessalonians 5:6, “Let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober”

    The story has been told of a teacher who told his class that he would be going away for several weeks, and he offered to give a prize to the student whose desk he found in the best order when he came back. But he didn’t tell them what day he would return. Because the prize was big, each ...
  3. - The Homeless –

    Amos 4:12, “Prepare to meet your God”
    John 14:2, “In My Father’s house are many mansions”

    I have seen them curled up on park benches around Chicago and Washington DC, have observed them asleep in doorways and even slumped against the walls of a New York subway. They huddle in the alleys of Los Angeles and other major cities in our country. They are the homeless, restless, furtive and often sick. I don’t know about you but to me, homelessness illustrates ...
  4. " . . . of tares and wheat . . ."

    Let's look again at the "tares and wheat" parable and its interpretation:

    Matt. 13
    24a Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared . . .

    Stop right there.

    Is not Jesus speaking about what the kingdom of heaven can be compared to?

    Indeed, he is describing the kingdom of heaven in the parable itself.

    And so, the Kingdom of heaven is a DOMAIN over which the
    Tags: fire, tares, wheat
    Eschatology , Teaching
  5. 5-27-12

    Through my attempts at muscle building, I have come to realize that my stamina, energy, and flexibility aren't near what they need to be. I already realized that my balance was and is horrible.

    My stamina and energy have improved considerably since I started my muscle building efforts.

    I'm taking Pilates classes when they are available. My poor balance is a major impediment in these classes. If there were Ninjutsu/Ninjitsu classes around here, maybe I could take one ...

    Updated May 28th 2012 at 04:16 AM by gringo300 (typo)