The Bible intrigues me. The simple Bible was inspired by a simple God to be easily understood simply by man whose mission always seems to complicate. Yet there are things in the Bible which always leads to me to explore and ponder. One of my favorite phrases as it relates to traveling is ‘not all who wonder are lost.’ My relationship to the Bible and the Creator of the Bible leads me to wander.
Beloved, you are a child of God. Your heavenly Father is the Creator of the Universe. Grasp that. He who created the universe also formed you together in your mother's womb. God is your Father, your daddy, and your King and you, beloved are royalty. There is a unique behavioral dynamic going on in our … Continue reading Go On Ahead and Boldly Walk In
Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. 2 Peter 1:4 In the beginning, God has desired for all of us to walk in His divine nature. He created … Continue reading Our Divine Nature vs. Our Earthly Desires
She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. Luke 2:7 If you don't know about God right now, He loves to build your faith in the most creative and sometimes challenging ways. You know the Christmas story: an angel comes and visits Mary … Continue reading The Rock Who Slept on A Rock
A few weeks ago, I sat at a restaurant with three other fathers. We were sharing 'war stories' of parenting. It suddenly dawned on me. The unique quality we all had at the table is each one of us chose to raise children who were not biologically our's. It had not even crossed anyone's mind. … Continue reading Joseph: From One Adoptive Father About Another
Prayer is a dialog between God, our Father and the Creator of the Universe, and His masterpiece - you. We have been led to believe it is a monologue where we speak to God. After we speak, we then depart. Yet, God desires intimate communication with us. How disappointing it is for God for … Continue reading The Art of Pondering and Treasuring
As I shared before in the post, Your Soul is Like a Sponge , about numerous fears growing up. One fear I had was disappointing myself by being bad at Christmas. I loved Christmas because Christmas meant presents - lots of presents. And as the song goes, I had to be good for goodness sake because … Continue reading God is not Santa Claus
ABBA (Romans 8:15) ADVOCATE (I John 2:1 kjv) ALMIGHTY (Genesis 17:1) ALL IN ALL (Colossians 3:11) ALPHA (Revelation 22:13) AMEN (Revelation 3:14) ANCIENT OF DAYS (Daniel 7:9) ANOINTED ONE (Psalm 2:2) APOSTLE (Hebrews 3:1) ARM OF THE LORD (Isaiah 53:1) AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION (Hebrews 5:9) AUTHOR OF OUR FAITH (Hebrews 12:2) AUTHOR OF PEACE … Continue reading Names of God Throughout the Bible
I have been in the middle of two major transactions - purchasing and selling a home. Now that we are settling into our new home, our focus now turns to our old home. Selling our home is a learned process which I haven’t done in about 13 years but I do know someone who does.
I have previously shared in the post, Art of Adoption(s): Unless the Lord Builds the House, regarding the home the Lord gave to us in order to build our family. It shares how my wife, myself, and Joshua moved into a large home with lots of room for God to build our family from three to nine.