Consequently faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the preached word of Christ. Romans 10:17 NET Raise your hand if you grew up in a faith community that often repeated this. If we need more faith, they said, then… Continue Reading “Faith Comes by Hearing”
Growing up at the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, one month out of the year was themed loyalty month. There were special services and emphases to inspire reflection on one’s loyalty to Christ and to the Kingdom. At each of these services, we sang an… Continue Reading “Loyalty to Christ”
How much time do we spend looking for, even searching for, miracles? Our definition of miracles is subjective; it depends on our need or desperate desire. There’s a classic gospel song by The Clark Sisters. I’m looking for a miracle. I expect the impossible.… Continue Reading “I’m Looking for a Miracle”
Relationship with the Lord happens on His terms. We come to saving faith at His invitation, and we agree to become new in Christ. We submit to thorough and life-altering processes, and trust His plan for our lives. We learn new ways to live,… Continue Reading “Lawlessness…some context”
Sunday, I toured and attended worship service at the National Cathedral. The following are rough thoughts that came to me as I opted out of and observed the Communion ordinance. A minister served the wafer (bread) and then participants walked to another person holding… Continue Reading “On Drinking the Cup…”
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