My grandmother has been having fluctuating blood pressure and pulse despite having the pacemaker. It's nowhere near as extreme as it was before she had the pacemaker, but, of course, I'm still worried. I KNEW the pacemaker wasn't going to magically fix everything.
I haven't seen any roaches in my car in a while.
It's bothering me more and more that the world is full of unsaved people.
I KNOW that they have to make their
(2Ti 4:1-2 ASV) I charge thee in the sight of God, and of Christ Jesus, who shall judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.
Last week our church had what we call Campmeeting.... And the message was so good.... And so urgent.... I am passing it on to you.... But first let me clarify something about the above verses.... They aren't just talking to Pastors....
15 The peace of Christ must control your hearts—a peace into which you were called in one body. And be thankful people. Col. 3:15
2...Accept each other with love, 3 and make an effort to preserve the unity of the Spirit with the peace that ties you together. Eph. 4
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is...peace Gal. 5
6 Don’t be anxious about anything; rather bring up all of your requests to God in your prayers and petitions,
From the early sixties and into the seventies, with the cultural revolution came a change in the way that generation wanted to look at 'religious experience'. It was, for many, a search for deeper meaning outside of what the older culture had to offer in religion and social values. One of those ways was the experience of Eastern religions. India was the 'Mecca' of choice, and visits to 'Ashrams' became a type of religious pilgrimage for many teens.
Sat down this morning to journal some and this is what was put to the paper. No polishing, no corrections... "as is" as I transcribe it:
11 Aug 11: We all make promises to do this or that, "IF" God does this or that. While this is honored on both ends at times, the fact is that most of the time our end will NOT be honored. This relationship with God shouldn't be about, "God, if you do this, I'll do that!" In the Bible we understand that we pray in the Spirit and