"The sun had risen on the earth when Lot came to Zoar." Genesis 19:23
Wherever God lets us live after rescuing us from destruction, our presence there is vital.
21 March 2017
(my granddaughter, HS freshman)
Dust is dust. Whether by decay or by fire, ashes are ashes.
"and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it." Eccl. 12:7
“Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.” Phil Ochs
This 60's folk singer had different reasons for such a sentiment than I might have. But I must confess that, in my own way, I agree!
Where is your beloved country?
It is not always easy to see the line in the sand between genuine zeal and fanaticism. Wishful thinking does not a prophecy make... nor does the false fervor of prophecy mongers needing visible validations to keep the offerings rolling in.
Back in the day, we attended one of those crusades.
Even assuming that, the staggering complexity of the human genome points more to a Creator than to a theory of an upward-stumbling process of natural selection.
"There can be no question but that the great principles of freedom of conscience, separation of church and state, and voluntarism in religion, so basic in American Protestantism and so essential to democracy, ultimately are derived from the Anabaptists of the Reformation period," Parade of Faith
Greg grew up near Milwaukee, WI. His ministry began in 1976: 5 years in Central America, 36 in Mexico. His passion is church planting and discipleship.
"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field." -Matthew 13:44
Concise devotions in Spanish and English, along with some lengthier essays… Designed for personal spiritual growth and to help anyone studying English or Spanish as a second language to improve their skills… Rev 14:6
To highlight one essential facet of the eternal Gospel of Jesus Christ... Rev 14:6; 2 Cor. 5:18