Hebrews 1-8: Jesus, the High Priest of a better covenant.

October 11, 2015. Daily Reading: Hebrews 1-8. Background: The book of Hebrews has often been praised as one of the most beautiful and theological books of the New Testament. The author of the book is unknown, and there have been many suggestions as to who wrote the book, ranging from Barnabas, Luke, or Apollos to even…

Psalm to remove frustration.

December 11, 2014. “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26-27) Boiling, boiling in my bones, it rises from within. Sequestered deep, deep inside, Do not let it the battle win. In, in, in the veins, coursing throughout the body,…

Of labor and rest.

December 9, 2014. “Unless the Lord builds the house,     those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city,     the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early     and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil;     for he gives to his beloved sleep.” (Psalm 127:1-2) Try, they try, and…

Protecting against burn out.

October 29, 2014. If you know anything about me, you know that at times I can be somewhat of a “yes man” when it comes to helping people with projects or getting things done, especially when they involved a specific skill that I might have that they don’t. I tend to take on a lot…

Come as you are.

October 16, 2014. Come, come as you are, battered and torn, Come and receive the rest. Lay, lay it all down, your burdens forlorn, He will lift them from your chest. Come, come as you are, a weary, worn-out soul, Come and receive the rest. Give, give Him your life, with all its woe, Come and…

Rest.

June 9, 2014. Well, I’m back in America. Though I will miss Nicaragua, it does indeed feel good to be back. My prayer is for the work that was done over the past month will grow and prosper so that the kingdom is spread in Granada. I also pray that we don’t loose the fire…

There ain’t no rest for the wicked; or is there?

May 13, 2014. Have you ever wondered why revenge is a bad thing? Instead of just accepting it as a sin, have you thought about the meaning behind it? I suppose we could do well to do this for many sins, as we might better understand the character of God in this manner. The Almighty…