1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)

6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fleeing is a reiteration of the phrase found in 1 Timothy 6:5 that urges the believer to withdraw themselves from the “perverse disputing” that “gain is godliness.”  Following this statement, we find that this evil mindsetContinue reading “1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)”

A Simple and Ordinary Life

“Ivan Ilych’s life had been most simple and most ordinary and therefore most terrible.” Some may recognize this quote as a Leo Tolstoy construction from his work, The Death of Ivan Ilych. This novella presented an allegorical confrontation of death and the fear of thereof.  Infamous religious skeptic, Cesare Borgia, exclaimed as his life slippedContinue reading “A Simple and Ordinary Life”

The Battle Is Already Won!

 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord (1 Corinthians 15:58) Many ministers are familiar with the saying, “Whenever you see a ‘therefore’, you need to go back and see what is ‘thereContinue reading “The Battle Is Already Won!”

Man By Eternity’s Cliff Side

Once a child, yet evolved into a man. Looking over the cliffs, I see the sky. In my soul, delighting that You are nigh. That Your eye can see across such great span. Across the fields and above blue seas. Composing essence by power of Word. By nature, paper, and by paper heard Thy refined,Continue reading “Man By Eternity’s Cliff Side”