“You’re just like your Dad.” Years ago I wasn’t so keen on getting that comment. That’s primarily because my Dad is a lot older than me (I know, right, father older than son, whatever next). But I say that to say that I wasn’t always up for being labelled like a man I considered to […]Read More M.O.T.H. – You Are His Children When …
Of the things that Jesus teaches, one of the hardest to swallow is what he says about enemies and retaliation. This is what Jesus says about retaliation. “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. […]Read More M.O.T.H. – You Didn’t See This Coming
The following conversation, or something like it takes place in homes around the world. “Dad, will you get it for me?” “Yes, I will get it.” “Oh will you, Daddy?” “Yes, I will, I just said I would.” “Ahhhh do you promise, Daddy” “Yes, I promise.” “Ohhhh do you are you really going to do […]Read More M.O.T.H. You Can Take My Word For It
He knows you will do what it takes. In some ways, it sounds like what Jesus expects from His followers is a lot. Some of the things He says, sound extreme. For example, If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one […]Read More M.O.T.H. – Purity and Clinical Faithfulness
Life is precious. This is a sentiment that few people would genuinely argue with. Even with the various activities that suggest otherwise. According to scripture, the first thing that went wrong with the perfection of creation was a murder. For in the day the seduction of sin took place, life was taken. Then what was […]Read More M.O.T.H. – Reject Rage and Rejoice in Reconciliation
For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:20) It’s a Matter Of The Heart. Following Jesus is not easy. The help He offers makes it achievable. Submitting to His leading makes it possible. In teaching the way to be, Jesus is […]Read More M.O.T.H. – A Standard Exceeding
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good […]Read More Why Can’t They See?