Monthly Archive: August 2008

Aug 28

Could you not keep watch with me for one hour?

       The Lord seems to be impressing me with the scripture Matthew 26:40  Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Could you men not keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter. 41  "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but …

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Aug 18

Created For Passion and Power

     Yesterday while in church the Lord struck me with these thoughts.  I began journaling them while the speaker was giving his message. (sorry Jerry, I will listen to the full message on the web)   Here is the contents of my journal entry please excuse any grammatical errors. Journal Entry 8-17-2008 The Passion of a …

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Aug 15

Object of Grace

     Isn’t is awesome to be used by God to touch others?  Over the last couple of months the Lord has blessed me with several opportunities to be an influence in others lives.  It is such a blessing to be used by "The God of the Universe" to accomplish his work. I don’t think there …

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Aug 11

Do I treate my wife like a concubine?

       I work in the computer field and end up fielding quite a few questions from friends about computer problems.  I normally don’t mind these questions, especially with people that I have an ongoing relationship with.  I have some acquaintences who only relate to me on computer related issues.  When their computer(s) don’t work, …

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Aug 07

No Pride No Humiliation

  Proverbs 29:23 Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.      I looked at this verse this morning and wondered.  If there is no pride is it possible to be humiliated.  It is our flesh, our pride that is humiliated, offended, and hurt.  If we put off pride and its trappings,  is it possible …

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Aug 04

Wisdom from Proverbs

  My morning devotions recently was from Proverbs.  These verses from chapters 17, 18, and 19 really caught my attention.  I have listed these verses below with some of my thoughts in red.  All verses are in the New Living Translation. Proverbs 17:9  Disregarding another person’s faults preserves love; telling about them separates close friends. …

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