Today I heard a piece of a friends story that reminded me of the urgency of the gospel. After working 4 hours with a few guys unloading a truck, we ate lunch and then went out back for a smoke break. I don’t smoke, but lately one of the guys, a Bosnian has been offering me an American Spirit. I gently decline and we usually start up conversation about sports, his garden, or what ever else might…
This week has been odd. Twice did fear encapsulate me. The first time, I was biking down 27th to go see a friend. When I noticed an older looking lady laying on the ground, possibly hurt. I noticed some cuts and bruises that could have happened if she fell of her bicycle. Instinctively I stopped, thought of the training I have in First Aid, and approached the lady asking if I could help. Her…
Eagerness is a word that fascinated me just a few days ago. In Ephesians chapter 4 we read a series of verses that lead into the use of the word, eager. Ephesians chapter 4 verses 1-3 read like this, “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in…
Refugee’s are people placed in stable countries from war torn conflict ridden countries all over the World.
“For our boast is this,
the testimony of our conscience,
that we behaved in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity
not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God,
and supremely so toward you.”
2 Corinthians 1:12
I read this and see a clear picture; God has changed my life by His grace, therefore I should show that same grace toward others.