Simple prayers to the Lord Maybe one has prayed before, maybe one hasn’t. I uttered a simple prayer just now, but I felt I needed to stretch the prayer out to be done properly or to be heard. However, I remembered that God does not want to hear long winded prayers that are just words.… Read More The simple cries of the heart
Reflections on “Bruce Almighty” 2003. It is a cliché that won’t die whatever can go wrong will. The comedy Bruce Almighty exploits this contrivance proving that this cliché is not dead, at least not in the movies and more so with human nature.
A great danger is authority and ignorance.
He may have the entire world against him, but one or two friends makes a world of a difference.
Is it true–that one can still worship God in hell? It based on a verse in the Bible where one reads into the verse without the context. The verse being that “if I made my abode in the depths, you would still be there”. Which means, they claim, God’s presence can still be felt in… Read More A difference between progressive and orthodox teaching
Devotional thought for the day is to let it go to God. Go to Jesus and tell him everything that you’ve hidden. Jesus cares.
I was in a middle of the road church. They still had principals, and even encouraged if not ‘enforced’ them, but when it came to the faith, it was middle of the road. I realized though that the faith is not middle of the road. Jesus preached turning away from lifestyles of sin and putting… Read More Today’s pet peeve is middle of the road blues
What I’m thinking devotionally are about four strands of thought, one of which is creative design, like why is our environment conducive to having two hands?
MEDITATION. I heard someone say where is God in today’s world which has gone to custard? If God was the creator, has he left us now? Is God an absent landlord? Looking at how God created the world according to Genesis chapter one, shows God made an investment in creating the world like a caring… Read More Genesis chapter one: God and creation
Genesis 1:20-31: God created the creatures of the sea and the earth, and then God created human beings in God’s likeness.
In the Bible, in the gospel according to Matthew, Chapter 16 verses 24-28, a follower of Jesus Christ is challenged to live life in such a way that when he is judged by God, he will enter into life, rather than spiritual death.
One huge negative compels me to write today. I am sorry because there are positives as well. That one negative is, being expected to measure up to a standard of excellence that is expected of everyone. There was an ethos to live up to, a vision to achieve. They were “building people of excellence”. An… Read More Conform?
So, as I was talking about in my previous post, I have been taking notes on the gospel of Mark. From what I gather, if I remember right, the gospel of Mark is about personal identity. Namely, the identity of Jesus.
A.I. (2001) speculates on artificial intelligence in the future and asks, does the creator need the creature to love him back?
The poem I published this week, Widow’s Mite, may seem harsh on the rich, it seems to have an attitude. Yes it does. That’s because I don’t like the pretentions of the wealthy where it appears and their negligence of the poor where it appears. My attitude may be personal. I try to listen to… Read More Background to today’s poem