Resurrected Living
"What are you going to do with your new resurrected life? This is the heroic question." Richard Rohr

Archive for July 2009

Engaging Our Culture

July 30, 2009

Throughout the years, every generation of God’s people has had to wrestle living within a certain culture.  As we live life, we must find ways to engage the culture in which we live without allowing the culture to mold us and shape us into something we shouldn’t be.  We are to be in the world, […]

Choosing Encouragement Over Accusation

July 23, 2009

The name Satan is derived from the Hebrew verb saten which means “to accuse”.  We get a sense of how Satan earned his name by looking at the book of Job.  In Job 1 & 2 we are given a glimpse into the heavenly court.  The court is discussing God’s servant Job who looks to be […]

Knowing God

July 10, 2009

In the fourth century Gregory Nazianzus wrote, “It is more important that we should remember God than that we should breathe: indeed, if one may say so, we should do nothing else besides.” I believe Gregory’s statement is true. There is nothing more important that we can do, than to know God. We should devote […]

Looking Up To Our Little Ones

July 9, 2009

As we grow and mature into adulthood, we learn many things. We gain knowledge and wisdom through life experiences. We are better able to grasp some Biblical concepts because we have studied the Bible for many years. Many of us grow in patience and are better equipped to handle difficult situations that may arise. As […]

Thoughts on Being a Dad

July 8, 2009

It took more than 28 years, but I finally received the best Bible lesson God could ever give. On Saturday, January 24 at 12:56 p.m. Jackson Parker Elliott was born. He weighed 4 lbs. 6 oz. and was 18 inches long. I have felt love for people in my life, but this is something that […]