Jude: Warning against apostasy.

December 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Jude. Background: Though there is some debate as to which Jude wrote the epistle of Jude, it is typically attributed to Jude, the brother of Jesus and of James (see Matthew 13:55 and Mark 6:3, noting that ‘Jude’ and ‘Judas’ are two English translations of the same name in Greek),…

The Christian Virtues, Part 1: Faith and Diligence.

October 5, 2014. Over the past few months something has been on my mind that has troubled me. We are called to live a holy life, consecrated for the Lord, yet this calling seems to be virtually impossible. We can beg and plead with God to lead us out of temptation, but then we turn…

Don’t give up.

October 1, 2014. “For I consider that the sufferings of this present timeĀ are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” (Romans 8:18) Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up. No matter how bad things seem, no matter how lost you feel. Don’t give up. There will be times of…

Pressing on.

April 14, 2014. I am really starting to feel the pressure of the end of the semester today. I have many things to do before tomorrow and the rest of the week. It is times like these that I have to buckle down and get to business. It’s hard, but I know it must be…

Pressing on.

February 24, 2014. I apologize that this is so late in the day. I had a busy day with a lot of driving, so I am just now getting the chance to sit down and write. I have made a commitment, and I plan to stick with it. For this reason have I chosen today’s…