Patrick Day

Blog archives for July, 2015


Archive for July, 2015

Friday, July 31st, 2015

ABOUT RAPHAEL I am a Gideon and the Lord has given me a prison ministry within that organization. Three months ago, another Gideon and I were meeting with five prisoners at the county jail on a warm Sunday afternoon. I asked my usual question so I would know how to bend the discussion. “How many […]

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

DISCIPLINE Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I asked a pastor some years back how anyone can pray continually. He said, “No one can.” I thought that a cheap answer. If Paul, through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, […]

Friday, July 24th, 2015

BE, BE It’s not do, do but be, be. What does God require of us but to believe in Jesus. He takes over from there. It is finished. – John 14:37 There is nothing to add on. It’s not finished and …. It’s just simply finished.   Follow @patday33

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

FOOD FOR THE SOUL My food is to do the will of Him who sent me here and to accomplish His work. – John 4:34 There is a food that is nourishment for the soul, and that is to do God’s will. Ask the Lord now, “What is it You want me to do for […]

Friday, July 17th, 2015

BE THANKFUL Give thanks to the Lord always and know that He has blessed you with many blessings. Recount all He has given you in the past, and be thankful. Consider what He is doing in your life even now, and be thankful. Look forward to the days to come and trust that He will […]

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

MY HOPE Why should I cherish in my heart a hope that devours me – the hope for perfect happiness in this life – when such hope, doomed to frustration, is nothing by despair. My hope is in what the hand of man has never touched. Do not let me trust what I can grasp […]

Friday, July 10th, 2015

BECOMING LESS He must become greater; I must become less.  – John 3:30 This is the definition of a Christ follower. He and I become us, and the He is greater than the I. To become more spiritual, I must become less in myself, for only he who loses his life for Christ’s sake will […]

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

ABOUT OSSI I was walking my granddog Ossi around the block last night in the cool of the evening. He’s totally blind and needed my guidance to keep him out of harm’s way and lead him along smooth paths. But sometimes he strained against the leash in wanting to go his own way. And at […]

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

BECOMING LESS He must become greater; I must become less.  – John 3:30 This is the definition of a Christ follower. He and I become us, and the He is greater than the I. To become more spiritual, I must become less in myself, for only he who loses his life for Christ’s sake will […]