The History Lesson In 1519 Hernan Cortes, Spanish explorer, landed on Mexican soil. He and his 600 Spanish troops were commissioned to take Mexico for Spain. In a swift move … Continue reading Burn Your Ships And Commit!
The sacred. It is not strictly for the holiest of us. The sacred was kept hidden. The sacred was closed off to the “public”. Only those who were cleansed could … Continue reading Living within the sacred.
I’m not here to proselytize, no, we will never be moved from our positions and convictions by mere words. 9 times out of 10 most will never be “saved” by signs … Continue reading Looking At The Cross
I keep thinking about Mary encountering Jesus in the garden post-death. Imagine it with me if you can: She is going there to properly take care of his dead body. She … Continue reading Seeking Dead-Jesus… (a reflection of Mary at the tomb)
Yesterday we explored three basic lies that many have convinced themselves are important in order have a sense of self-worth. (See Pt. 1 Link Here) (RECAP) These basic lies are … Continue reading “NOT WORTHLESS!!” 3 Ways to Discovering Your Self-Worth Pt.2
“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside they are full of robbery and self-indulgence.26“You blind Pharisee, … Continue reading “Cleaning the inside of the Cup”
Have you ever stopped to wonder about why we do what we do in church? Was this how Jesus did “church”? Was this how those first disciples and apostles did … Continue reading What if we are “doing” Church all wrong?
(Luke 1:26-45) Today’s Pondering, Dear Soldier… It had been a quiet morning as the sun seemingly struggled to wake the slumbering cobwebs from the earth. This is how Mary always … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Angel Said Whaaaaaaat???
Jesus had more than 12 disciples…yet many left Him. (John 6:66) Did Jesus call each one of these “AWOL” disciples? No. Some joined the band later during the rise of … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army: Why Quality Is Better Than Quantity
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John … Continue reading Encouragement For A Soldier’s Heart…
“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Romans … Continue reading Devotional Pondering – “I have to sacrifice WHAT???”
“May your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” -Matthew 6:10 Many times, if we’re honest, our prayers contain a very personal aspect – our will. There … Continue reading Devotional Pondering – A Hard Truth: His will isn’t always our will!