18 When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake. 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” 20 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place … Continue reading The Cost of Discipleship
I've been promised a wonderful inheritance, An amazing heritage God has bequeathed me. Yet now, it's not in my sight, The promise has yet been given. Even so, I know that it exists, My treasure is waiting for me, this I know. For Christ is holding it for safe keeping, With His nail scarred hand, … Continue reading A Promised Inheritance
After hearing of the tragedy that happened on May 26th, the Lord stirred my heart to write this poem. This poem, I dedicate to those who stand firm in their faith in the Lord of Lords and the King of Kings: Why does the world hate your people, To your children, why Lord do they suffer … Continue reading For the Fallen in Christ
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.15 Neither do people light … Continue reading Spiritual Salt and Light
If we are in Christ, we are His soldiers, We are mighty warriors under Jesus' banner. We have been given our marching orders, The Almighty has revealed our mission. Faithfully, we must press on in our march, Obediently, the mission of God, we must follow. Despite the difficulties, we must press on, We must move … Continue reading Under the Lord’s Banner
A runner has his race to run, To finish his course is the sprinter's goal. The sailor has his boat to sail, Reaching his destination is what the seafarer desires. The farmer has his fields to plant, To have a great harvest is his wish. Every person has a goal as they work, There is … Continue reading Faith Walker’s Course
I have seen the Dream He has given, The Vision of the Lord He has revealed to me. To grasp His Destiny for me, I must change, I need to transform to grab onto my Calling. I can no longer live for myself, The focus of life can't be about me. Such a life leaves … Continue reading Following God’s Vision
What motivates you to do what you do? The world says the reason we work is only to acquire things. Is that all there is? In the first chapter of Ecclesiastes, we will discover that such thinking is meaningless.
Have you ever had a job that seemed too hard? Have you ever looked at someone else's job and say that they have such an easy job and wish that you had what they had? What if the person who gave you the hard job you have is God? That is what we see in this last chapter of the Gospel of John. As we read Peter's response to his calling, let us remember that every job from God is important.
My life, I give to the Lord, All that I am, I offer up to God. Consecrate me, my King, to be your treasure, To be your prized possession, set me apart from all. May every moment, in my life, give you glory, May the Almighty be honored by all that I do. Let my … Continue reading My Life is for the Lord God