Fear

God said to Moses, “Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live.” (Numbers 21:8) (Español abajo) In the wilderness, snakes are scary.  In Nicaragua, they kill lots of people.  You need to fear snakes down here.  It’s smart, not fearful, to have a healthy […]

So

John 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (Español abajo) “Faith is acting like it is so, even when it is not so, so that it might be so, simply because God said so.”  A quote from my friend Ulrik. So… my son […]

Secret

(Español abajo) Proverb 11:3 A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter. So the joke goes like this… 3 priests got together and said, “We hear confessions all day long. But we have no one to confess our sins to.” “I know!” said one, “Lets confess our sins […]

H.E.L.P.

Genesis 2:20  And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. (Español abajo) Then God made a woman, to help Adam I’ve noticed Americans are driven to help.  We love to fix things.  Unfortunately, we sometimes see people as […]