Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday, September 30: The Assigning of the Call

i had thought that my conversion was it —  that i had finally reached my goal, hit the jackpot, i was blessed, and all i needed to do was carry on with my prayers, do good and i would sail … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 29: The Awareness of the Call

God’s general call to everyone is to be a witness for Him.   and, the testimony of a personal experience is the best witness, the best testimony, and the best response possible we can ever give. when we testify from our … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 28: The “Go” of Unconditional Identification

i am aiming for holiness.  but is it just to feed my controlling passion to be perfect — without realizing the sacrifices it entails?  am i not receiving the grace to reach it because i don’t really have the right … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 27: The “Go” of Renunciation

we put many things before God. He has always played second fiddle to our spouses, children, friends, work, hobbies, TV, movies, the beach, facebook, internet, and many other forms of commitment and recreation. as much as the Lord would certainly … Continue reading

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Monday: September 26: The “Go” of Reconciliation

the Holy Spirit often instructs us down to the smallest detail in our lives, bringing to our consciousness our unsettled problems with others.  why is reconciliation given so much importance in a christian’s life to the point that “reconciliation should … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 25: The “Go” of Relationship

let’s examine ourselves. how do we translate the teachings of Christ in our everyday lives?  how does our faith affect our thought and behavior?  do the words we profess to Christ synchronize with the things we do everyday? we take … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 24: The “Go” of Preparation

julio is my eldest grandson, nine years of age.  he lives in victoria, australia with his parents.  at least twice a year during his school break, they take a trip to the philippines for r&r.  he and his mom, my … Continue reading

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Friday, September 24: The Missionary’s Goal

it is so easy to lose sight of our divine purpose in our anxiousness to preserve and succeed in our temporal lives.  in this material world, we tend to have this underlying belief that the one who has the most … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 22: The Missionary’s Master and Teacher

today Jesus comes to us as Master and Teacher of God’s ways, His word, and His will.  being both Son of God and of man, His knowledge of the Father  is as perfect as His understanding of human nature is. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 21: The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

God created us for Himself–  for us to enjoy Him and for His own glorification. it takes mankind a lifetime to fully realize this because the demands of survival and relationships are already just too real and too much to … Continue reading

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