The Bible tells us that we should do a self-examination of our lives in order to be sure that we are living as God would have us to live. This is not always an easy or fun thing to do. Perhaps the reason could be that to think about our faults seems to be a negative way of looking at ourselves. Yet, the Bible is clear that we must do this.
There are over 50 names in our Bibles to describe Jesus. Among these names, two stand out to me as being extra unique. These names can be found in (Revelation 17:14) “These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.”
Sometimes, we do not take care of things the way that we should. Even when we might learn and know of the benefits of doing a certain activity. Exercise is good for our physical body. The benefits have been well documented over the years. We can know this, but we do not necessarily do anything about it.
Memories are so precious to us in many ways. How many times have you begun a sentence with “Remember when”? Then a special moment in your life is shared, perhaps it is a sad one, or maybe a very humorous one. The things shared change with the particular audience you find yourself with at any particular time.
For the past two summers, I have had the privilege to work as the youth intern. I am grateful for the opportunity from the elders and I pray they continue to grow in spirit and truth.