It is said that if we "believe on the Lord Jesus Christ" we will be saved. (Acts 16:31) We seem to take this and similar declarations as an imperative to declare the fact to others; however, this may not be helpful. It is not in knowing how salvation works but in actually trusting Jesus that we are saved. Faith, belief, trust: these are not conceived by a comma
For the past three and a half months I have been battling a monster that has been raging inside of me and seemingly having it's way with my body. It has no name, I don't know where it came from, and so far, there is nothing that seems to be able to destroy it.
I win, not when my enemy loses, but when my enemy is won.
As the appointed departure date drew closer, I found myself unable to sleep well as I was always thinking about what might happen when we made our epic journey to the Taw't Deram, the feared cannibals of Palawan. Not sure if I was more concerned about being AMONG the Taw't Deram or more concerned about how we were going to GET to the Taw't Deram, I was restless and prayerful.
Some of you might recognize the people in this video...
I know I haven't put anything on here for a while about Meriah. Here are some recent pictures:
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I recently read the book Science's Blind Spot: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism by Cornelius Hunter, and it was an enlightening experience.
I came across this article on CNN just a few minutes ago. I thought this was an exceptional use of the internet for helping people in need. Maybe this is also the answer to keeping more government out of our lives. What a great idea.
Merry Christmas, everyone, from Williamsburg (where we have a little bit of snow and a lot of rain). May you all have a loving, joyous and happy Christmas with many blessings!