Luke 18:1-8 “Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did not respect man. “There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘Give me legal protection from my opponent.’ “For a while he was unwilling; but afterward he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming she will wear me out.'” And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge *said; now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them? “I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?” NASB
“He makes my feet like hinds’ feet,
And sets me upon my high places. He trains my hands for battle,
So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze…
I pursued my enemies and overtook them,
And I did not turn back until they were consumed.” Psalm 18:33-34, 37 NASB
I just wanted to let you know about a fundraiser that I am doing to raise more finances for my involvement in missions. I am making handmade cd case collages that can be hung on your wall as a decoration. They also could make a lovely gift for a friend or family member. Christmas is a comin’! 😉
Just a little bit over one week left of August. At the end of next week, a new year of working with School of the Bible begins.
I don’t know offhand what the “official” first day of Fall is this year, though I’m sure it’s sometime in September, probably a few weeks from now. But for some reason, whenever the calendar clicks over to September, in my mind Fall has arrived.
Another week has flown by. They say the older you get, the faster time goes by, and I’m finding it really is true. Hoping to learn to make the most of the time I have.
Speaking of time flying by, I got an e-mail today as part of the START experiment, run by Jon Acuff (of Stuff Christians Like fame), noting that today marks the halfway point of this 24 day experiment. Halfway already? Really? When and how did that happen? It makes me want to reevaluate what I’ve done so far with it.
Photo Credit: CBI Design
Yes, it’s true. I’m movin’ on up…to an apartment. Many would probably see this as no big deal. It’s an “efficiency” apartment, one room with kitchen and bathroom. But for me, it’s much more. You see, for the past few years I’ve lived in what I have come to refer to as the Cubbyhole-a very small room with tiny bathroom and a little counter for my cooking needs. While the commute was handy (about 10 seconds from my front door to the classroom I work in), the other downside was that it was across campus from the rest of the housing. Note, I am not saying this to complain. The Cubbyhole had its time, place, and purpose, and I learned to make do and live very simply.
Just another quick blog update to let you know that you can now sign up for my monthly missions e-newsletter, which will have updates on what is going on here at School of the Bible, both stories and pictures. This is different content than what is on this blog. This newsletter will be sent out towards the end of each month. I hope you enjoy it! 🙂