…who am I?…

You shall be called…the Rock.  (Not Dwayne Johnson.)  These are some of the first words Peter heard from Jesus. He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John. You shall be called Cephas" (which means Peter). (John 1:42 ESV) (Peter means rock.) Been thinking about that … Continue reading …who am I?…

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…guilty…

Guilt is an ugly word - and the other word that goes with it is just as ugly…shame.  No matter which word you use, it can be debilitating.  Where it can impact a believer the most is when we perceive it as conviction. Aren't guilt and conviction the same thing?  (Asking the question many of … Continue reading …guilty…

…can’t…

Cast your worries…rejoice always…pray without ceasing…love/serve others…be self-controlled…practice kindness to all…be patient…die to self…surrender to Him…those are just a few of the biblical instructions that seem to give us problems.  I have heard people claim they can't __________ (whatever, may not even be on the list).  I've stated the same thing for a few things … Continue reading …can’t…