Untitled. Unpolished thoughts of a man who was once totally depraved.

On personal (and hopefully biblical) insights, expressions of gratitude, prayers on paper, and theological reflections.


Now that we have more... why are we less thankful than before?

Are young adults more thankful today than in the past for all the blessings God has given them? I think not. Here’s why.

Recent writings

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December 25, 2022

Have a “Merry” Christmas

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. Do you find yourself rejoicing this Christmas?
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December 16, 2022

Advent Day 13: Isaiah 9:2-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given.

December 13, 2022

Advent Day 9: Zechariah 9:9-13

Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he,
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December 12, 2022

Advent Day 9: Micah 5:2-5

From you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel.
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December 10, 2022

Advent Day 8: Isaiah 11:1-10

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,    and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,    the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,    the Spirit of counsel and might,    the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.3 And his delight shall be in the fear of the Lord.He shall not judge by what […]

December 9, 2022

Advent Day 7: Hebrews 8

Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, 2 a minister in the holy places, in the true tent that the Lord set up, not man. 3 For every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices; thus it is […]

December 8, 2022

Advent Day 6: Jeremiah 31:31-34

31 “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, 32 not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant that they broke, though […]
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December 7, 2022

Advent Day 5: Leviticus 16

20 “And when he has made an end of atoning for the Holy Place and the tent of meeting and the altar, he shall present the live goat. 21 And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, […]
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December 6, 2022

Advent Day 4: Psalm 24

1 The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof,    the world and those who dwell therein,2 for he has founded it upon the seas    and established it upon the rivers. Oh LORD God, how great and awesome You are. The earth, a place so magnificent, so beautiful, so enormous, belongs to You. For You are its Creator, its Founder, its […]