Monthly Archives: March 2012

SMS # 20: Zechariah 1:4

4 Do not be like your ancestors, to whom the earlier prophets proclaimed: This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Turn from your evil ways and your evil practices.’ But they would not listen or pay attention to me, declares the … Continue reading

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SMS # 19: Humility – Matthew 23:8-10

  8 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. 9 And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. 10 Nor are you to be called … Continue reading

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Third Soil Telltales

Continuing from the last entry… I believe that most believers in not-so-persecuted countries around the world are part of the “third soil” – choked by the worries of this world, and ever in pursuit of wealth and comfort, among other … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Sower

I have long desired to write about this one, yet for some reason was not able to push through with what I wanted to say. Now, I hope I would be able to. I think I started getting interested in … Continue reading

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“Everything We Need”

I was asked to lead a devotional last week, on 2 days notice. While scuffling for a passage to use, I saw an email from my mom, forwarding her “verse(s) for the day”, which was from 2 Peter 1:5-8. I … Continue reading

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“Practicing What They Preached” (SMS # 18: Matthew 23:2-3)

Source: Searching for Grace 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they … Continue reading

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SMS # 17: Deuteronomy 12:17 (March 9, 2012)

17 You must not eat in your own towns the tithe of your grain and new wine and olive oil, or the firstborn of your herds and flocks, or whatever you have vowed to give, or your freewill offerings or special … Continue reading

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