Seed That Fell by the Wayside

And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up (Matthew 13:3-4). When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wickedContinue reading “Seed That Fell by the Wayside”

Understanding and Doing Are Not the Same, But We Can Have Faith

There is a danger in public ministry, even if we have a blog that only a handful of people read. If we have a good gift and if we grow in our ability to use that gift, this might create an outward appearance of being more righteous than we are. I don’t like to writeContinue reading “Understanding and Doing Are Not the Same, But We Can Have Faith”

Lessons from Ananias and Saphira

Have you read the story in the Bible about the couple that was struck down dead for lying to the Holy Spirit? I want to write this post as a follow up to my previous post, All In. There is a story in the Bible of a husband and wife who claimed to be “allContinue reading “Lessons from Ananias and Saphira”

All In

I’ve spent my whole life chasing people that I’m never quite good enough for. This is going to be a cringe post but I don’t really care. I don’t think I should care anymore because all the time, care, and effort that goes into trying to be enough for people that are too good forContinue reading “All In”

My Favorite “Let’s Go Brandon” Song

There have been several “Let’s Go Brandon” songs recently, as we are all most likely aware of. The top songs bring God into their music, which is wonderful and encouraging–on the surface. However, there is also some recent mud slinging going on between the top Let’s Go Brandon artists, and this is not Christ-like, folks.Continue reading “My Favorite “Let’s Go Brandon” Song”

Like a Vapor

I felt my mortality in an interesting way yesterday. I have been visiting family that I have not seen in several years and yesterday I visited a lot of land that one of my childhood homes used to sit on. I spent about 10 years there. We lived in a trailer that was removed aContinue reading “Like a Vapor”

Fellow Students Instead of Superiors

Approaching our brethren as fellow students of Jesus and the Apostles and not as their superiors opens communication. If you have a Christian blog or some other form of educational/exhorting/edifying public ministry, then you probably have something to share. That’s good. I have things to share too. I was just thinking about the way weContinue reading “Fellow Students Instead of Superiors”

What if She Had Taken the Time to Share Jesus With Me?

Have you ever encountered someone that seemed too steeped in sin to care about taking Christianity seriously? This evening I’ve been thinking about someone I have not thought about in a long time–someone who probably thought that I was too steeped in sin to care about taking Christianity seriously. This was a co-worker of mine.Continue reading “What if She Had Taken the Time to Share Jesus With Me?”