Personal Thoughts John 3:5,7

Personal thoughts on John 3:3 and 5. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God….. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into…

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God told me, “Look at Jonah!”

Have you ever been given a gift that you immediately associated as a great blessing of God?  This is how we view our car.  A mission organization from Britain donated this car to us about 6 months ago. About 2 months [passed and we started having engine problems.  It did not seem like much at…

Children, The Blessing of God! Really?

AoweeAoweeAoweeAowee! We heard her cry! What’s wrong Veronica? Josiah hit me! Why? I don’t know! (with fake tears)…… Josiah! Why did you hit her? Because she bit me! (with a winey voice), brandishing a large impression of teeth in his arm. God tells us in Psalms 127  “Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD:…

Lars, The Man From The Policia Federal

Four days after returning to Manaus, while visiting the Policia Federal building to turn in our documentation for Permanent Residency, I met Lars and his family, who were from Denmark. He was in Manaus for business.  He asked me what we were doing in Manaus.  I told him, “We are missionaries.” Lars,“What does a missionary…

Where is my faith? August 1, 2012

Have you ever felt like everyone has faith in God except you?  You know when this happens. You are in the middle of a great trial, lost job, a crumbling marriage, rebellious child, betrayal in the church…..the list can go on and on.  Sometimes the trial is really something very little.  Maybe you trust him…

Where is He when you call? July 21, 2012

Have you ever wondered where God is when you cry out for help?  You are in the mists of trouble, a friend you trust tells you to pray because “God hears and answers prayers.”  You do, and ……where is He?  You cannot see Him, you do not hear Him, you do not perceive He is…

Something to think about July3, 2012

2Ti 2:4  No man that goes to war, entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier. Perhaps the reason many of us feel like we fail in our service to and for God, is because we do not realize we have been…

Weekly Scripture Thought June 17, 2012

Matthew 13:3-8, 18-23 The Parable of the Sower In this week’s scripture, I do not bring forth an interpretation, but more of an application. I will explain one of the ways I have applied this scripture into the life I live here on the earth, and I trust, this may also be useful to you…

Weekly Scripture Thought, June 12, 2012

This week’s scripture is out of Genesis 37:12-20. Joseph tells his family about his dreams and then is sent by his father to Shechem to find out how his brothers are doing feeding the flocks. Joseph did not find his brothers where they were suppose to be, but they had gone down into Dotham.  When…