I Corinthians 1-3: A call for unity.

February 22, 2014. Daily Reading: I Corinthians 1-3. Background: The church in Corinth was founded on Paul’s second missionary journey, as he traveled to the city of Corinth and stayed with them for a year and six months (see Acts 18:1-16). Paul had a deep connection and love for the church in Corinth, as we…

Not of this world.

October 2, 2014. “For the Lord spoke thus to me with his strong hand upon me, and warned me not to walk in the way of this people, saying: “Do not call conspiracy all that this people calls conspiracy, and do not fear what they fear, nor be in dread. But the Lord of hosts, him you shall honor as holy. Let him be your…

The importance of fathers.

June 15, 2014. “And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve…

When faith grows cold.

June 14, 2014. Sometimes when I have some free time and I am not around people who encourage me to do work for the Lord, I get into slumps in my spiritual walk. This often happens after big event or upon a big change in life, such as moving to a different place or not…

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…

Entering into God’s presence.

March 4, 2014. “I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet have been standingwithin your gates, O Jerusalem!” (Psalm 122:1-2) There was a time in my life, albeit I didn’t realize this at the time, when going to church was an obligation. For me…

Come, let us worship and bow down.

January 12, 2014. What is worship? This may seem to be a naive question for many Christians today, but I believe that we are not fully aware of the true definition of worship. Do you ever use phrases that you’ve heard so often and know where they fit in a sentence, but you really don’t…

Meditation.

January 5, 2014. “But the Lord is in his holy temple;     let all the earth keep silence before him.” (Hab. 2:20) Today is the day many Christians gather together all over the world to fellowship together and set aside a portion of their week devoted to the Lord God. I think this is a wonderful time of remembrance,…