Posts from July 2020

Posts from July 2020

Acts 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (ESV)


It has been a few years since our family has started faithfully keeping a Biblical Sabbath, and I can’t express how much of a blessing it has been to us. It has become an integral part of our week and health. What do I mean by Biblical Sabbath? I take my definition from Peter Scazzero in his book “Emotionally Healthy Leader.” He says that a Biblical Sabbath is a 24 hour block of time where we stop work, enjoy rest,…

After a Long Time – Reflections on Unanswered Prayer

 “After a long time, in the third year, the Word of the Lord came to Elijah…” 12 Kings 18:1 “Go and look toward the sea,” he told his servant. And he went up and looked … “There is nothing there,” he said. Seven times Elijah said, “Go back.” The seventh time the servant reported, “A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea…” The sky grew black with clouds, the wind rose, a heavy rain came…

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12

To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. (ESV)