Enlightenment

The Venue of our birth

How many people believe that a person chooses the venue of their birth? That would entail that somehow a person born in poverty or any adverse position would have made that choice prior to being born? How many of you would blame people for being born in adverse positions in life? As ironic as that…

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God’s Will

From the outset I need to state that I consider myself to be an opinion writer and especially regarding this subject, my opinions are only intended to assist others in formulating their own understanding of such a complicated topic. Before I dig deep into this subject I would like to simply state my understanding of…

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Truth Telling

For those of you that do not understand this title it means simply to tell the truth. I wrote a similar title previous called, “Telling it is as it is.” For many reasons most of us shy away from telling the real truth for our various reasons; some may be warranted and some not. I…

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The Spirit and the mind

I am convinced that God is constantly moving through our lives directing us toward His ultimate perfected plan for us. He is constantly allowing us to learn from the countless situation and circumstances that we face daily when we are willing to seek His guidance. What I find odd is that we are not always…

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A Place without God

I had a lot of things on my mind this morning so I welcomed my time being alone with the Lord walking in the darkness. I was sensing the weight of many things spiraling in my spiritual hemisphere. Such inexplicable things would usually be hard to grasp, but understanding the gravity of it all, at…

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JUDAS

Among Christians this name has become synonymous with betrayal or treason. A person that commit such acts is known as a “Judas.” According to the gospel of Mark, Judas Iscariot turned over our Lord Jesus Christ to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him and addressing him as “rabbi” to reveal His…

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A peek through the veil…

Preface: To write about such a subject one must be extremely prayerful. Likewise to use the Word of God in order to formulate your opinion places one out on a limb with God. Even though I am like a kid anxious to open his Christmas gift early, God places His veil where He deems necessary.…

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Rationalizing God

“To thine own self be true.” This is a line written by William Shakespeare in Hamlet. It implies that we have a dual nature. I only mention dual personas but there could be more sub-categories. The main distinctions are the inner and outer self. It could also be referred to as the authentic and the…

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Two things…

“O Death, where is your sting.” “O Hades, where is your victory.” As mortal beings there are two things that are unavoidable, death and sin. One we can’t do anything about and the other has a remedy. As a Christian we learn that the wages of sin is death, but the gift from God is…

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Spiritual Warfare

There are many things in this life we must face that are unpleasant. Unfortunately when it rains, it rains on the righteous and the unrighteous. When we experience calamities such as earthquakes, floods, fierce storms and the like, the good must suffer along with the wicked. That is the nature of the natural world and…

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