Showing posts from May, 2017

True Worship

"Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you."   James 1:27

"Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the causes of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows."  Isaiah 1:17

How often do we hear these scriptures and do nothing about them? They always speak to me and I always determine I am going to do a better job, but then I walk away from my devotional time or church and forget to live out what I have read.

Let me tell you about Moses. Not the Moses you have all read about and know very well. Mercadona Moses. Mercadona is the grocery store in my little town and Moses sits outside from open to close almost everyday its open. I don't know his full story but I know that he has applied for work and no one will hire him. Every time I pass by him he gives me scripture and blesses me. Moses is my brother, yet so often, I just walk by. Every now…

New Accomplishments

About a week ago I received a letter from a gentleman in our church. He has a gift of prophesy, prayer and and encouragement. I found out that the 6 page letter that I received from him was only one of well over 20 letters he hands out to people in the church each month!
When I first opened this letter, I was overwhelmed by all the Spanish and I put it on my desk in the "later" pile. I have quite a few things on that pile of things I either don't understand yet or I haven't yet completed on my very long "to do" list.
Well, today I felt that I should at least try to read this letter. I was pleasantly surprised to find on the first page scripture that he had written in English, although half of it was cut off so I ended up pulling out my Spanish/English Bible and did my best to understand the passage in Spanish! I really enjoyed seeing how things were written in Spanish and how the translations differ in certain ways.
The rest of the letter was poems and enco…