“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.”
“Let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light“
Brothers, today I’m praying that God would establish the work of our hands. Wether our vocation, day job, the work in the home, or the work of educating and instructing our children. Whatever we do, may we “work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,” “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the … Continue reading Household Prayer: work
Brothers, today I’m praying that we would be living for eternity and that our children would come to know that they are eternal souls. I pray that we can represent God and His eternal Kingdom well and that they would be more esteemed than the things of this temporary world. “For what does it profit … Continue reading Household Prayer: eternal focus
Brothers, I’m praying our children will see God’s hand, His work and His power, in history. And I pray they will see their part in His story. Bless the work of our hands, Lord, to educate and instruct our children in the knowledge of God! “Let your work be shown to your servants, and your … Continue reading Household prayer: providence and the work of our hands
“The last days are here… let our lot be genuine life in Jesus Christ. Do not let anything catch your eye besides Him.” Ignatius Bishop of Antioch, appointed by Peter, companion of John, arrested by the Roman government and thrown to wild beasts in the Colosseum If you find yourself obsessing over the news and … Continue reading End Times, Rapture, so what?
This week I just want to share the prayer I shared at the foundations/essentials parents meeting. “And Jesus said to them, “Whose likeness and inscription is this?” They said, “Caesar’s.” Then he said to them, “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”” Matthew 22:20-21 ESV … Continue reading Household Prayer: image bearers on earth
Hopefully optimistic! Brothers, I pray for an attitude that is hopefully optimistic. I pray we can be hopefully optimistic as we are doing the hard work of building Godly households and raising the next generation in the instruction and admonition of the Lord. No matter what the spiritual condition of the culture around us, we … Continue reading Household Prayer: hopefully optimistic!
Hey brothers, hoping and praying you are well. It’s been tough getting the school discipline fired back up. I admittedly didn’t exhibit the fruit of the spirit well this week, so I’m praying for love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Praying to keep the focus on knowing God and making Him … Continue reading Household Prayer: fruit of the spirit
Are you fundamentally political? follow that to its conclusion, if you, body and soul, are political, then you are a creature of the state. Are you? What would God say? “Then he said to them, “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” When they heard … Continue reading Tyranny, Politics, and the Pre-Political
If our purpose is to glorify and worship God and enjoy him forever, then education, as with all aspects of life, should be an expression of that worship. True worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth… John 4:21-24 “What is the chief end [or purpose] of man? Man’s chief end [or purpose] is … Continue reading Education from Worship
In recent days parts of South Africa have devolved into civil unrest. AlertsUSA sent the following alert, “US Embassy S. Africa issues security alert warning of unrest and violence in Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Johannesburg & Pretoria. Urges low profile.” “When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he assembled his 318 trained men, born … Continue reading South Africa – Lesson on Community Defense – Household Defense
Education is warfare We, Christian families and the Church, are called to disciple all nations, baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them all of God’s commands. “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father … Continue reading Education is Warfare – Disciple the Nations – SexEd?
“For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”” Genesis 18:19 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/gen.18.19.esv Brothers, today I’m praying for our households. Praying that we … Continue reading Household Prayer – 3/30/2021
Devotional “When new gods were chosen, then war was in the gates. Was shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel? My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless the Lord.” Judges 5:8-9 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/jdg.5.8-9.esv War was the result when Israel began to … Continue reading Prayer Meeting – Spiritual Battle – 03-19-2021
“Bitcoin is free speech money.” -Andrew Torba, CEO Gab.com Why a blog post on crypto currency? Crypto Currency and Cancel Culture: Because cancel culture includes being able to bank, i.e. being allowed to or able to buy and sell. The Church could learn something here. Revelation 13:17 Consider, the “Biden Administration Prepares Way For Banks … Continue reading Crypto currency and the Church – super noob getting started notes
If we have assumed… that our children learned what they needed to know simply by ecclesial and cultural osmosis, let us be clear that we may hold this assumption no longer. Now is not the time to play down our doctrine of mankind; now is the time to teach it with confidence and with joy, … Continue reading HouseHold Prayer 2/18/21
Interesting Forward Observer threat intelligence Dispatch today, “We’re in the early stage of a Low Intensity Conflict and, regardless of the final form it takes, it’s likely to be waged well into this decade.“ Good time to evaluate your home security and defense plans. Conduct a threat assessment target package. Make sure safety and security … Continue reading Family Protectors: Threat Assessment and more Gun Control 2/17/2021
Family Protectors MinistryTo educate, inspire, and enable competent household protectors. “When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he assembled his 318 trained men, born in his household, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.”Genesis 14:14 CSB https://www.bible.com/59/gen.14.14.csb Gun Control plans to be aware of! 2nd Amendment Threats… and what we do about … Continue reading Family Protectors: 2nd Amendment Threats 2/13/21
Brothers, today my heart is on community. What a grace of God is the community of the “visible saints” as they meet together in churches for worship, and what a grace of God is our community of households coming together to love and support one another in a common mission under God to educate and … Continue reading Household Prayer 2/11/2021
Documenting for history. “We literally live in a reality right now where the leader of Iran has a Twitter account but the President of the United States doesn’t.” @Iraqveteran8888 Posted: 2020-01-08 Updated: 2021-02-10 “This disheartening election process and outcome does not bode well for the security of the U.S. homeland, as well as for our … Continue reading Corporate Communist Purge
Brothers, this week my heart and prayers are on purity. The normalizing of sexual immorality is no longer just in your face, but closer to becoming required so as not to be shunned or punished. This is based on conversations my wife has had with family… So, pray over our children and our community that … Continue reading Household Prayer 2/3/2021
“The right to life is a good example of what legal historians refer to as an objective right: it is objective in the sense that it exists outside ourselves and is unalienable… The right to life imposes obligations: you must do everything in your power to preserve it. #SlayingLeviathan https://canonpress.com/products/slaying-leviathan/ Friday January 29, 2021 from … Continue reading Prayer walk – March for Life Resources 1/29/2021
Brothers, pray for the challenge guys camp this weekend. Pray that these young men would develop closer relationships with Jesus and each other. Relationships that transcend this world and life. Pray that the devotionals would instruct and encourage to have a kingdom impact. Also pray for health in our community. Pray for healing for the … Continue reading Household Prayer 1/26/2021
Saint Valentine, or Valentinus, has an important story to share with us today! Saint Valentine was executed for refusing to deny his faith after being arrested for secretly marrying Roman soldiers to their brides, defying an order from Emperor Claudius II that soldiers were not to marry.(The Story of St. Valentine: More than Cards and … Continue reading Saint Valentine
“Karl Marx, an apostle of evil, and Charles Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” were evangelists with messages that couldn’t have been more different—and they lived in the same city at the same time.” https://founders.org/2020/09/02/karl-marx-vs-charles-spurgeon-an-epic-struggle-for-the-souls-of-men-in-19th-century-london/ Do not miss this article! Excerpts below. “It is extraordinary to me that both Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) … Continue reading Marx vs Spurgeon
Brothers, here are some thoughts from last Saturday’s prayer meeting to pray about this week. Pray that we have our minds set on Christ and have peace in the Lord whatever may come. Christ is Lord of everything! He has purpose in everything. Pray for gravitas! Strong confidence in the Lord! “In the fear of … Continue reading Household Prayer 1/19/2021
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