"Do you not know that the runners in the stadium all run in the race, but only one wins the prize? Run so as to win. Every athlete exercises discipline in every way. They do it to win a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one. Thus I do not run aimlessly; I do not … Continue reading March 10th, Athletes Rusty Old Cups and Withering Wreaths
Ok so I am doing today something I rarely do, I am recycling a post I wrote a few years ago. If you are a Facebook friend of mine or follow me on Twitter you will notice a couple of things. 1, I love my family! 2. You will see all sorts of shares, … Continue reading February 11th. Why I do this.
Discipleship seems to be the buzz word in many Christian circles these days. Discipleship is simply following Jesus and having a relationship with Him. A relationship that is of faith, hope, love which really all equal obedience. Take any of these from this divine equation and we have nothing. What is a relationship with Jesus … Continue reading January 25th, Discipleship
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose … Continue reading Matthew 5: 27-30 I am an adulterer.
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
John 21:15-19 After Jesus had revealed himself to his disciples and eaten breakfast with them, he said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Simon Peter answered him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my lambs." He then said to … Continue reading June 2, “Do you love me?”
June 1st is the day that the Catholic Church comemorates St. Justin the Martyr. More commonly known as Justin Martyr. Justin's writings really turned me on to the early Church Fathers. His most famous work is his first apology to Emporer Titus in the year 155 A.D. St. Justin Martyr was a Christian apologist, born at … Continue reading June 1, Justin Martyr