Today's "Simple Thought" is the topic of regeneration and it's uses in the Bible. As a reminder to anyone new to this series, I do not claim to have original thoughts since those rarely exist. This will probably be considered controversial for some, and these are only brief thoughts, nothing comprehensive. So, if you wish to protest, [...]
The blackened sky can only be seen through the wet, distorted pane. Like looking through teary eyes, you can see the small, watery splats tap on the windows asking to be let inside. It's as if the world is crying around you. Rain can have that effect on people. It can make the most joyous among us the [...]
The wife and I were talking about children and legacy last night. This got me thinking about all of the sacrifices and trials our family has gone through in the past four years. I thought of all of the questions I have asked myself over that time period. Will our children really be better off [...]
One of the hot trends happening in the Evangelical church today is that of "Community". One will often see this buzzword plastered over many church websites advertising their focus on the communal life of the body of Christ. As you might have guessed by the title, I am going to say something bad about this trend, [...]
It had been about an hour since we heard the call of Moses before we were finally packed up and making our way to the Tent. The kids were really excited to see all of their friends, but I think Ezra was most excited to see the priests in all their bright-colored clothing. I decided to let Ezra guide the [...]
This is a series of posts on things... and thoughts... coming from my head. I figured that would be a broad enough subject to justify me even writing a blog to begin with. Most of these, I must admit, will be theologically or philosophically related. This is because I have been way too interested in [...]
Alone in chapel slouched a priest Deep in prayer, rapt in thought. Hallowed ground 'round gnarled feet Where knees oft' spent on wooded knot. Barren fount stares mockingly, Where is thy flock? Where is thy fold? Communion cup now lacking peace, No heav'nly bread to feed the soul. When Morning Mass is come and gone, Aged [...]
Starlight dancing on heavenly plain...
"For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil, but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol; she does not ponder the path of life; her ways wander, and [...]
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