Patrick Day

Blog archives for May, 2015

Archive for May, 2015

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

I DON’T KNOW YOU But he will answer, “I don’t know you or where you come from.”  – Luke 13:25 Paul Chambers was meeting with a member of his church who thought he was a noble Christian. After all, he was a regular church-goer, a deacon, a tither, and a doer of this and that […]

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

TWO WORLDS I wrote these words in the margin of my note-taking Bible on January 21, 2014, while reading the 13th chapter of Luke. There is a natural world and a supernatural world, a natural man and a supernatural man. The message of the cross is a supernatural one that has to do with eternity. […]

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

DEFENDING JESUS In the first six verses of the 14th chapter of Luke, Jesus asks the Pharisees and experts in the law, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” In the fourth verse, “They remained silent,” and in the sixth verse, “They had nothing to say.” How is it with you? When it comes […]

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

LOVE WITHOUT ACTION IS DEAD For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.  –John 3:16 Pastor Brent at Life 21 Church in Northfield, Minnesota, told his congregation on Sunday that love without action is dead. “Because God […]

Friday, May 15th, 2015

MISGUIDED PRAYER I prayed this morning for all the lives that are closely attached to my life – a wife, two sons and their wives, three grandchildren, a brother and sister and their spouses. Then a great check came into my soul from the Holy Spirit, and this thought came into my mind: “That is […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

PRAY AT EVERY TURN A couple of weeks ago, during my morning worship time, I prayed, “Holy Spirit, guide me to follow Jesus more closely today than I did yesterday. Let not a day go by without close fellowship with Him.” Within my spirit, however it happens, I heard, “Then pray at every turn.” Follow […]

Friday, May 8th, 2015

LIFE Life abounds around me in this world. The people I meet. The dogs I pet. The trees that blow in the wind. But You are my life, Lord. I do nothing without You. Follow @patday33

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

WHO DOES WHAT? Yesterday morning, before the fireplace downstairs, I was lamenting how hard it is to stay close to Jesus throughout each day. “What is my part in all this, Lord, and what is Yours?” I emptied my consciousness of all thoughts of my own as I stared into the flames…until these words arrived […]

Friday, May 1st, 2015

CREATION CONTINUING ON Yesterday was a miracle – the birth of little Grayson Day, our newest grandchild. I think, “How can anyone watching a birth doubt the existence of God?” Everything about a new baby points directly to the finger of God, who continues His creation baby by baby. The complexity of it all, the […]