Tag Archives: Matthew

I Did It My Way!

Pastor’s Note: I wrote this a few years ago for the local newspaper where we lived in Globe, Arizona. It is worth publishing on this blog as I have updated some of the Scriptures references. All in all, it is … Continue reading

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Fearless Uncertainty

Originally posted on His Eye Is On The Sparrow:
What do you think? Is it cringe-worthy to experience periods of doubt in, around, about our faith? I say yes. Is it peccability worthy of our self-loathing, heaping extra helpings of…

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Overcoming Fear

Originally posted on Lift Up Your Eyes!:
I don’t know how many times I have read this, but I finally “got it.” 3 When I am afraid,I will trust in You.4 In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust.I will not…

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Victor or Victim?

1 Peter 1:6-9, “In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it … Continue reading

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I John 3:14-16

1 John 3:14-16, “We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death. Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no … Continue reading

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Open Your Eyes

My wife’s sister who still lives in Yakima, Washington, the hometown Sue and I were born and raised in posted the following picture just the other day, taken by a mutual Facebook friend. It reminded me of the story of … Continue reading

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I John 3:10-13

1 John 3:10, “In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest: Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is he who does not love his brother.” 11-13, “For this is the … Continue reading

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American Spiritual Life

As I stated in another recent post, it seems the theme the Holy Spirit has laid on my heart this week has been one on the Spiritual Life. It has been speaking to me, not just in my meditation and … Continue reading

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Walking In Peace And Security – Part I

This is an excerpt continued from my Book, “Walking in Christ” and specifically the Chapter, “Walking In Peace and Security.” Over the next week or so, I will be posting the teaching as it deals with Psalm 23 and its … Continue reading

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A Heavenly Pull

Matthew 19:14, But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” Luke 18:29-30, So He said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, there is no … Continue reading

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