Sorry again for my lack of posting. I've had a hard time getting started, I think because I'm behind and have a list of things I need to write. It will happen. Anyway, here is my life as a parent with two sons who are 200% boy and always full tilt. READ THIS post by my wife at HER BLOG. www.amyhobbs.wordpress.com
"For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience." Romans 8:24 Though you may not see, the Son is always behind the clouds. Just wait. I got up this early morning from a sleepless night. I had to be at the Endodontist first thing. I have a [...]
I saw this cartoon at mentalreflection, thanks Philippa. "All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (ESV)
Disclaimer: I am not condoning or advocating anything. This is just dang funny!
Our western consumer mentality has created an expectation and co-dependency in institutional church to provide for our every spiritual need. This has supplanted the all sufficiency of Christ and placed expectations on the church that she can't meet. When these expectations are not met, people get offended or dissatisfied. We must become self-feeders for spiritual growth. There is a season of dependency in discipleship, but many people get used to this provision and never learn [...]