"By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as in a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise; for he waited for the city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off
**WARNING - Star Wars: The Last Jedi - SPOILERS** As we draw near to the end of another year and prepare to start a new one, I thought I'd share a bit of inspiration that came to me as I watched The Last Jedi earlier this week. In the final portion of the film, Luke Skywalker returns to, alone, face his old apprentice, Kylo Ren, and an entire First Order assault squadron. Upon seeing his old master, Kylo Ren instructs his soldiers to "fire every gun we've got at that man!" De
You often hear people talk about the "seasons of life." As I was contemplating this, I couldn't help but make a number of spiritual applications. Spring A time to celebrate the beauty of new life; to nurture and admonish it so that it will mature and grow. "I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest part
“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.” (Matthew 5:13) Salt is used primarily for two purposes: To season i.e. enhance the taste/flavor of food To preserve Disciples of Christ are called to be the salt of the earth. In other words, we are called to enhance and preserve humanity which is created in the very image of God (Genesis 2:26). We enhance