Patrick Day

Blog archives for April, 2017

Archive for April, 2017

Friday, April 28th, 2017

TYLER GOES TO SCHOOL Tyler has signed up for a nine-month Computer Support Specialist program at the Takoda Institute of Higher Education in Minneapolis. While going to school, he is able to stay at the New Hope Center, less than a mile away. In May, he will be graduating from the eight-month rehab program he […]

Friday, April 21st, 2017

THE HEART OF CHRISTIANITY Apart from Me you can do nothing. – John 15:5 This verse has haunted me for years. I came to an understanding of it in 2006 and wrote the following in my journal. “If Jesus is not right there with me, and if the Holy Spirit is not speaking to me, […]

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

THE WRONG PRAYER Many years ago, while driving from Willmar to Minneapolis, I prayed: “Lord, come into my world and show me how to live in it; And I’ll be a shining light for You.” Immediately, the Holy Spirit let me know that was the wrong prayer and gave me the right one: “No, you […]

Friday, April 14th, 2017

IT IS FINISHED – John 19:30 If it was finished, it have to have started. And it did – with Adam and Eve. The Father started the history of mankind with those two and finished the reign of sin with the death of Christ Jesus. The debt is paid. All that needed to be done […]

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Where Your Feet Take You “THE WAY I UNDERSTOOD it,” she says, “you were supposed to devote these talks to religious matters. Incarnation and Grace and Salvation were some of the noble words you used.” I say that feet are very religious too. She says that’s what you think. I say that if you want […]

Friday, April 7th, 2017

God’s Pocket Last Friday, as I left a medical clinic in Buffalo, I came across a grizzled, old black man sitting on a bench with what I assumed was all his worldly possessions in a large duffle bag. What was his story, I wondered? Where had he been? Where was he going? I didn’t ask […]

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

GOD LOVES BEGGARS “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. Luke 16: 19-21 I am both […]