2 Timothy 1:1-7 (KJV)

1:1-2 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Paul’s salutation in 2 Timothy is similar yet holds stark differences from theContinue reading “2 Timothy 1:1-7 (KJV)”

I Can Face Tomorrow

There are particular moments from early childhood that many remember vividly.  It may be good things and it may be bad things.  Some moments are big and other ones are small.  But these moments for some reason, just stick out to us.  One moment that often comes to mind randomly but always providentially is whenContinue reading “I Can Face Tomorrow”

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”

I Fear No Monster

Monsters Fear tantalizes. It is something that no one wants to experience on a personal level; however, excites them second hand. This is increasingly obvious with the world’s saturated market depicting trivialized figures of horror and demise. Zombies, vampires, demons, and lately (One a bit more personal) terrorists. We often describe these creatures and beingsContinue reading “I Fear No Monster”

God Is Our Refuge?

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah” (Psalm 46:1-3). Psalm 46.Continue reading “God Is Our Refuge?”

Ever Changing, Never Changing

Have you ever been camping? It is a recreational time in nature that isolates individuals from the bustle of life to rejuvenate themselves. When camping, there is a beautiful thing that takes place early each morning. Once a person crawls into their nice, dry tent to lay their head at night, they wake up inContinue reading “Ever Changing, Never Changing”