A Double Trifecta

No Gamble Here Matthew’s chronicle of Jesus’ first miracle is the healing the leper (Matt. 8:1-4) which crossed Jewish beliefs of religious purity. He touched the untouchable and healed this man. His second miracle, the healing of the centurion’s servant (Matt. 8:5-13) crossed ethnic boundaries by giving attention to a race despised by society. In … Continue reading A Double Trifecta

Who is Trump’s Base?

1976 Wagoneer I selected this photo because it is am image that suits those that continue to make claims that President Trump is ‘pandering to his base’. The intention is to paint pictures of white Southern or Midwestern men that are uneducated, overweight and don’t know much. If you truly want to see a country … Continue reading Who is Trump’s Base?

Be Anxious for Nothing Part 5

Be Anxious for Nothing Part 5

  “........And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians‬ ‭4:4-7‬ ‭NIV‬‬ When we relinquish our self, IN EVERY SITUATION, to God’s guidance and authority, the result WILL “transcend understanding”. Paul gave notice this gift of peace comes from our relationship with Him, meaning … Continue reading Be Anxious for Nothing Part 5

Be Anxious for Nothing Part 4

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your … Continue reading Be Anxious for Nothing Part 4

Be Anxious for Nothing Part 3

A Near Perfect Day! “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all … Continue reading Be Anxious for Nothing Part 3

Be Anxious For Nothing Part 2

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your … Continue reading Be Anxious For Nothing Part 2

Be Anxious For Nothing

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your … Continue reading Be Anxious For Nothing

Let Me Try This Again, Please

As Martin Luther set to work reading, studying, and teaching Scripture from the original languages, his troubled conscience seethed beneath the surface — especially as he confronted the phrase “the righteousness of God” in Romans 1:16–17. He wrote, “I hated that word ‘righteousness of God,’ which according to the use and custom of all the … Continue reading Let Me Try This Again, Please

Are The Commandments Just Good Suggestions?

One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “ Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like … Continue reading Are The Commandments Just Good Suggestions?

In Defense of the Word #2

A prior blog; https://whatwewant.blog/2019/04/07/in-defense-of-the-word/; discussed a position of belief the Bible can’t be considered reliable in its entirety due to the same ages old arguments. Believing God is the almighty, omnipotent, merciful and loving God He proclaims to be, how could we simultaneously believe He left us with a flawed and dysfunctional instruction manual? Searching … Continue reading In Defense of the Word #2

Do You Feel the Love?

It is our nature to decide whether we like someone based on how they align with our own beliefs and activities. Life can easily become about “our movie” with little regard for other’s “movies” *. This means other’s evaluation is often based on the same, having limited participation in my “movie”. The more I thought … Continue reading Do You Feel the Love?