Tag Archive: heaven

The American Dream Vs. The Heavenly Dream…

Please click on the Scripture passages below to read them. The American Dream Involves Humans Having/Getting What We Want NOW (Matthew 16:26) (2 Timothy 3:1-5) (Luke 15:11-12) And In Order To Achieve It Requires… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately VI…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Some Humble Thoughts On the Newtown, Connecticut Tragedy…

Dearest Loved Ones~ . I have no idea regarding/no understanding of the pain being experienced by those who lost family and friends in the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Furthermore, the following thoughts… Continue reading

Deliberate Days Between The Fall and Spring…

Greetings My Friends~ . Just want to share with you a poem I wrote about the powerfully nostalgic memories I have of lazy summer days during my childhood—I pray it is a blessing… Continue reading

Jesus Asks, “What Do You Want From Me?”

What Do You Want From Jesus? “Jesus stopped and called them. ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ he asked.” Matthew 20:32 NIV  It is a powerful truth that in surrendering our lives (i.e. our hopes,… Continue reading

Jesus Is The Way…

Jesus Is The Way “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’” John 14:6 NIV  This is quite possibly the most unpopular statement made… Continue reading

The Invitation (What Excuses Do We Give To God?)…

“The Invitation (What Excuses Do We Give to God?)” *(The Biblical text is in italics; SoulSpartan’s comments are in regular type throughout the Biblical text)   For those of you who have had a great… Continue reading

(Hopefully) Comforting Thoughts In the Face of Death…

Officiated the interment ceremony of a dear saint recently, a beloved 88 year old prayer warrior who endured the death of both her husbands and almost single-handedly raised her five children. As I… Continue reading

Home Sweet Home…

The world is beginning to feel less and less like my home… More and more, though admittedly slowly over time, this world is beginning to feel less and less like my home. I… Continue reading

Encouragement at the Funeral of A Baby…

  I would like to share some encouragement this morning with you all:   A. God loves everyone—the Bible is clear on that. But in the stadium of Jesus’ great love, it is… Continue reading