"Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure" (Phil. 2:12-13). For too long I've struggled with these verses,… Continue reading Faith beyond Salvation
This is my testimony in Spanish. Éste es mi testimonio en Español. Mi grupo de estudio bíblico tuvo una semana de testimonios y tuve el placer de escuchar muchas de sus historias. Todos tuvimos el desafío de compartir nuestras historias, y como tuve un maravilloso momento de Dios hoy, el Espíritu Santo puso en mi… Continue reading Mi Testimonio
My story is not about a dramatic before & after conversion, but the slow progression of a friendship that began when I was around five and the sweet experience of committing more of myself to Him each day.
This is the second thing I'm posting today as an apology for having been absent for so long--sorry! Please enjoy a poem I wrote for my family while I was in college. I Have Missed It All The first night I slept with two kind strangers And closed two tired eyes in sleep; I felt… Continue reading I Have Missed It All
If you were asked to picture the worst sin, what would you choose? Would it be murder? Genocide? Patricide? Or perhaps sins that are sexual in nature? You may be right, of course. These may be what John referred to as "sins unto death" (1 Jn. 5:16). But what we often neglect are the "respectable… Continue reading Genesis 11: The Height of Pride