“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.” – James 1:2-3 I think can conclude that the last two years in seminary have proven to be two of the hardest years of my short, 23.5 year life so far. […]Read More "Count it all joy, my brothers…"
Thanksgiving… I’m thankful for all the blessings in life. I’m thankful for my family. I’m thankful for my friends. I’m thankful that i have a house and food to come home to everyday. I’m thankful i have a job to sustain my life. I’m thankful i have a car that gets me from point A […]Read More Praise and Thanks
This week i was sitting and doing my devos, and about halfway through i started realizing something… i don’t like reading the Bible!! …sometimes. As i was reading, i started getting that tired, bored, “i’m sick of doing this!” feeling. and then i thought to myself, “Clark, why do you not enjoy reading the living […]Read More I don’t like reading the Bible… sometimes.
When Jesus said these words in Luke 5:31-32, the Pharisees were calling him out for eating with tax collectors and sinners, making himself unclean by eating with those who were religiously unclean. Set in the context of a collection of accounts of Jesus calling people to follow Him as disciples, this was Jesus’ final statement […]Read More "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."