I love the beach. Sitting on the warm sand, listening to the waves crash and recede at the shoreline, smelling the briny air, feeling the sun against my skin… it’s all so therapeutic. But one part of the beach that I’m not very fond of are the barnacles encrusted on the rocks just below the… Continue reading The Problem With Barnacles
In the last several hours remaining before we enter into a new year, it wouldn’t do any harm to meditate on things that are “new.”
Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Revelation 4:11 Last night I worked in the library at my college. It’s a small library, but it was occupied by several students who were busy writing… Continue reading Worth the Effort
The other day I received some disappointing news. No, it wasn’t tragic, or life-altering, or even serious; but it was disappointing to me. It looked like I wasn’t going to get my way. My mood quickly became downcast. Poor me. I went to the Word of God looking for comfort. I went as a… Continue reading At All Times. Period.
That’s the answer. God is Love– true love. And it is the nature of Love to be compassionate, gracious, longsuffering, merciful and true.
“I can do all things through Christ which strengthenth me.” ~ Philippians 4:13 This is a lesson I’ve been re-learning all week. My assignments at school are piling up, some friends of mine were experience some conflicts, I had two tests and several quizzes…. It’s been crazy. And just about every day this week,… Continue reading I can’t, But He Can
“And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying,The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.” ~Revelation 11:15 Last night, Ambassador Baptist College’s chorale presented highlights from Handel’s “Messiah”. I was privileged to be one… Continue reading Even So, Come Quickly
“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.” –Colossians 3:17 I met several people in Costa Rica that were inspirational to me. Today I’ll tell you about two of them. The first is Terry Sanders, the blind… Continue reading Are Ye Able
“For who is God, save the Lord? and who is a rock, save our God?” -2 Samuel 22:32 I spent the last week in Costa Rica doing mission work with my Sunday School classmates. It was one of the most fulfilling, breathtakingly beautiful experiences of my life. And while I could tell a multitude of… Continue reading On Our Knees
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search… Continue reading Enjoy the Journey