Sometimes, as I read the Scriptures, I get inspired in various ways. This post is for those of you like me: one of the ways I get inspired is to cook, I think of food. So here is a meditation on Scripture with a recipe that it may inspire you to create. In 1 Timothy … Continue reading A Creamy Garlic White Wine Sauce and 1 Tim. 5:23
One thing our culture is great at these days in encouraging self-confidence. We are told from childhood that we can do anything we put our minds towards, we are often presented with this picture of children being born innocent and being corrupted by time—in the Christian culture the corruption of our children is often pinned … Continue reading The Facade of Confidence; How Self-Confidence Destroys Our Identity
James 1:26-27 "If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world." (ESV) Do I hate … Continue reading Do I Hate Religion?
What hath I to fear with God as my LORD and Father? Death? Christ has destroyed it and redeemed me from its sentence. Life? God has promised provision and works all things for the good of me becoming more like Jesus. Pain? Throughout I am made strong by the Power of the Spirit and God … Continue reading What Hath We to Fear?
Eph. 5:25, 28 "25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,... 28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself." Us Complementarians tend to focus on the command for wives to submit to their husbands … Continue reading Eph. 5:25, 28
Romans 12:21 "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good." In fighting the evil and corruption in this world we must not respond in like ways. We are to be the light, fight darkness with light, not fire with fire. When the world hates us, we respond with love. If the world curses us, … Continue reading Romans 12:21