So last Friday my youngest Daughter had surgery. It was nothing serious, just a routine tonsillectomy, but all the same, it's not a fun surgery for a three year old. So she's kept me and my wife a little busier the past few days waiting on her. She's insisted on sleeping with us because she … Continue reading Don’t Worry: Morning Prayer pt. 2
Luke 11:5-13 Jesus said to his disciples: "Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from a journey and I have nothing to offer him,' and he says in reply from … Continue reading October 12, Wives, tell your husbands if you’re praying for a baby.
As I stated previously, it's sometimes easy to ask yourself if you pray often enough and pray the right way. The most simplest definition of prayer I can give you is this, Prayer is communication. There are those that equate prayer to communication to God alone. Prayer can be and often is communication to God, … Continue reading Don’t Worry: Morning Prayer
Luke 11:1-4 Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples." He said to them, "When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name, your Kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread … Continue reading October 11th, Luke’s version of Our Father.
Luke 10:38-42 Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by … Continue reading October 10th, Martha! Martha!! Martha!!!
I by no means, am a perfect Christian. Hardly. I have failed God miserably on so many occasions in so many ways. Fortunately for me, God is a loving God, a merciful God, a forgiving God who no matter what we do will always open His arms to us and forgive us so long as … Continue reading Don’t Worry: 1. Intro & Prayer
Matthew 9:9-13 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, "Follow me." And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees saw this … Continue reading September 21, Saints and Sinners Eating At The Same Table.
No reflection today. This morning on my way to work I made the usual coffee stop at my local Holiday store because my three year old daughter reminded me that "there's the coffee store daddy". As I was taking her out of her car seat a gentleman approached me with a request for a few … Continue reading September 20th, Judging those in need.
Luke 7:11-17 Jesus journeyed to a city called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd accompanied him. As he drew near to the gate of the city, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. A large crowd from the city was … Continue reading September 19th, Second Chances
1 Timothy 2:1-8 Beloved: First of all, I ask that supplications, prayers, petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for everyone, for kings and for all in authority, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all devotion and dignity. This is good and pleasing to God our savior, who wills everyone to be saved … Continue reading September 18th,