Category Archives: Spiritual

Why I Am Here

[Note: Grandma asked me to say something at the memorial we held for Grandpa a few weeks ago. Below is what I presented.] Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save … Continue reading

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The Burden

(This was originally written for the extended family. I shared it, along with some of my other writing, at the memorial we had for Grandpa.) Grandpa is gone, and it is natural to think about what we have lost in … Continue reading

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On Grief

Part I: Grief “Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.” – 1 Thess. 4:13. We need to be careful when we … Continue reading

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The Struggle

I want to be strong. I don’t want to have struggles. But, as James says, “We all stumble in various ways” (James 3:2).

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Quiet Miracles and Confidence in God

Yesterday was very miserable with my sore throat, but I am feeling much better today, thank you. I wanted to write one more post before I wander off into the wild blue yonder of book writing, so here I go. … Continue reading

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Lay Each Day Down Before God

[As I have an uncontrollable urge to apologize for the quality of my writing, I will say that I wrote this over the space of two nights, consuming the hours of 8:00 – 12:00 and 8:00 – 11:00 respectively. The … Continue reading

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The Sovereignty of God Applied

September 24th, 2006–that was the day I left home to begin caring for Grandma and Grandpa. It has been nearly a year since that day, and a fitting time for some reflection. If I were to talk about the struggles … Continue reading

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On Behalf of Christ: The Sovereignty of God in Philippians

How do we view our lives? In his letter to the Philippians, Paul writes about contentment, confidence, and joy. When the world talks about contentment, confidence, and joy and it talks about finding those things in the self. There is … Continue reading

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Christian Ethics Considered

What should motivate Christians? What should guide them and control them? Toward what end should we be motivated and led? These are questions of Christian ethics. They are questions every Christian ought to seek to answer. The Bible has much … Continue reading

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Reflections on Life Led by The Spirit

**** “Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.” (Romans 8:14) “If you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.” (Galatians 5:18) **** A thorough discussion and examination of the teaching of … Continue reading

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Reverence

I was intending this week to make an attempt at writing an brief exposition on “Led by The Spirit” as taught by Paul in Galatians. But then while I was on my Saturday bike ride I started thinking about the … Continue reading

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