Monthly Archives: July 2015

SMS # 113: Mark 10:45

45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” At times when we might feel entitled to be served by others, to act like a … Continue reading

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SMS # 112: Romans 13:8

8 Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Debts are paid voluntarily. God sums up His command as loving even those who do not reciprocate love as if paying … Continue reading

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SMS # 111: Mark 9:24

24 Immediately the father of the child cried out[a] and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!” Even the faith we think we have is God-given. This is good news: we can ask the Lord to give us faith to believe in … Continue reading

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Listening to God

“Talking to God is prayer. God talking to you is schizophrenia.” So goes an old joke, as depicted in the meme below: source: quickmeme.com Should prayer be a monologue directed to God? Should our prayer lives resemble beepers rather than … Continue reading

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Life Decisions: Moses, Me, and You

Note: This post was originally written last March, 2015. I was not able to finish the whole article and it spent almost 3 months incubated in my drafts section. This article is both personal and reflective, yet it also has … Continue reading

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SMS # 111: Romans 6:13

13 Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an … Continue reading

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SMS # 110: Psalm 119:97-98

97 Oh, how I love your law!     I meditate on it all day long. 98 Your commands are always with me     and make me wiser than my enemies. Buying a book won’t make you understand its contents. You have to open it, … Continue reading

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