What Does It Mean To Worship The Lord In Spirit And Truth?

Question: “What does it mean to worship the Lord in spirit and truth?” Answer: The idea of worshipping the Lord “in spirit and truth” comes from Jesus’ conversation with the woman at the well in John 4:6-30. In the conversation, the woman was discussing places of worship with Jesus, saying that the Jews worshipped at Jerusalem, while the Samaritans worshipped at Mount Gerizim. Jesus had … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Worship The Lord In Spirit And Truth?

Teaching His Children To Fish For Joy

Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. When I was growing up, my grandfather and I would go fishing at times. We would load some fishing gear in the back of his pick-up and head out to a little pond … Continue reading Teaching His Children To Fish For Joy

A Walk Through Our Own Growth

As the sun rises, there is time of advantage in the early and new rising day. Lush growth of greens are in season where we dwell. The floor of the nearby woods is riddled with layers of the fallen life. The soils beneath; scattered reminiscence of time before. I slowly walk the paths of men and beast through the lighted shadows of His creation. The … Continue reading A Walk Through Our Own Growth

Choosing Our “Childlike Faith”

Wow. For the last few hours, I have been going through some of the blog posts on WP about religion/ God / Jesus / Apologetics / Calvinism / denominations, et cetera, and I must say that there are a lot of people who must be, “God Himself.” Yes, I am being blatantly sarcastic, and the basis is built upon the findings of so many claiming … Continue reading Choosing Our “Childlike Faith”

Hidden Idolatry Within Our Gloating

Matthew 6:1-4 (NKJV) Do Good to Please God Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven. Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory … Continue reading Hidden Idolatry Within Our Gloating

Not Worthy Of Such A Beautiful Heart

Today, my wife and I are celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. There is not a day that goes by in which I do not thank God for the wonderful woman He has placed in my life. I really stop and think about how we have grown together, pretty often. The road that we have traveled has not been perfect, and some of the bumps along … Continue reading Not Worthy Of Such A Beautiful Heart

Why, God?

The following is the last chapter of a book titled, “Overcoming Worry Anxiety and Fear.” It is a very well-written book, and it has made a tremendous impact in my journey. Not only is it packed with info pertaining to anxiety, worry and fear, and the devastating grip it can have on people, it is also Christian-based. I am posting the last chapter. It is … Continue reading Why, God?