Monthly Archives: November 2012

#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 5 (Pencil Illustration)

I have provided a link to an illustration as a compliment to my #2 Pencil Faith posts.  Today’s action item is to review past #2 Pencil Faith posts and relate them to the illustration, even as it relates to our experience. … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 4

As I talked and moved the middle pencil in my metaphor from side to side, my friend nodded his head as if to say, “That’s me.”  No, I didn’t take away his suffering, or answer his questions, but I felt … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 3

Over the years I have encountered many people facing a catastrophic event that threatened to tear away their foundation of faith.  I have discovered, while most eventually find peace in their circumstances, there is an initial period of confusion when … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 2

In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith–of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by … Continue reading

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Number #2 Pencil Faith – Entry 1

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.  (James 1:4) A few years ago I underwent shoulder surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.  Outside of some childhood visits to the emergency … Continue reading

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See what large letters I use as I write to you with my own hand!  Those who want to make a good impression outwardly are trying to compel you to be circumcised. The only reason they do this is to … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – Galatians 6:6-10

Anyone who receives instruction in the word must share all good things with his instructor.  Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion – Galatians 6:1-5

Dear Morning Devotion Group – After our study of Galatians I am going to be using my morning devotion posts to share thoughts from a book I am writing on the subject of “faith.” No, I have not been approached by … Continue reading

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