Orphanage, Rach Gia, Vietnam

Romans 12:9-13 — The marks of the true christian

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.  Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.  Contribute to the needs of…

He says, test me …

  “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”  Romans 12:2 He says I can live beyond the constraints of my own making. His plans for me are…

God’s creation speaks truth about who God is

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities — his eternal power and divine nature — have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made so that men are without excuse.” Romans 1:20 God’s creation speaks truth about who God is.  God is clearly seen by man in nature.  He is…

To the world, my battles are without merit

“So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand. For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being, but I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law…