Posted in February 2012

One Voice

Listening to and singing the song One Voice, I’m constantly convicted and moved by the powerful truth behind its words. In my life, my parents have exposed me to a variety of churches throughout the years. I’ve met strong baptists, Amish-like people, house churches, local churches, conservative churches, charismatic churches, etc. it was not until … Continue reading

The Precious Blood of Christ

‎”And if you call on Him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, … Continue reading

The Purpose of ‘Fasting’

As today is my second day of Lent, I’ve had a few thoughts about what I’m doing. I gave up movies/TV shows/other media outlets for Lent. However, I quickly found other sources of entertainment. I noted, however, that my actions are sort of defeating the purpose of giving something up. My goal is to free … Continue reading

Observing Lent 2012

Imagine my surprise when I found out today that Lent had started this past Wednesday. To be honest, I’ve tried participating in Lent in the past few years, but it never really worked out. I either broke my commitment to give something up, or neglected my daily devotions, Bible study, and/or prayer and meditation. Most … Continue reading

The Words We Speak

Months ago, I wrote a guest article that discussed the evil and damage profanity can do. It received a number of comments that dripped with the very words I spoke against, and like any person, the words wounded me. However, some of the comments offered advice between their critical words. I had not used Bible … Continue reading

Enthralled by God

I’ve been wondering… What exactly does it feel like to be completely enthralled by God, to feel so loved by Him that we are able to surrender ourselves to nothing else but Him alone? The word “love” is so broad. It can conjure up a number of possible meanings. It appears, however, that there is … Continue reading