faith


Suitcase of One

Saying goodbye in 1979, we left our father and motherland behind. “Will we ever see you alive again and feel your fraternal embrace, and if not, how long before we forget the sound of your voice, your high cheekbones, and your fearless face?” Courage and strength led you by your fists to stay and fight CONTRA communism and atheism, all …Continue reading →

Works of Faith

Works of faith, not works and faith, is what pleases God. A sincere faith that produces good works is most beneficial for the preservation of all creation. It’s in our best interest to investigate, refine, and express our faith in order to “redeem our consciousness” (Luther), and preserve our purity for the sake of others. Works and faith would force …Continue reading →

God’s Track Record

We want to overcome our fears with faith in God, but how do we do that? One way is to remember God in context to History. Recall what God has done throughout the ages for Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, David, et al. Particularly with the patriarchs, God was sovereign, providential, merciful, and He kept His promises! Now focus on …Continue reading →

Faith vs. Fear

LORD, help me not to be overcome with fear but, rather, help me to overcome fear with faith!

Prayer of Blessing

LORD, we ask that You would hear our prayer and adopt our son as Your son so that from an early age Nathanael Joseph DeLagneau may know who he is in You—a redeemed sinner in Christ Jesus. May he know that when Your Spirit resides in him, You will neither leave him nor forsake him. May he be a godly …Continue reading →

Sedated Sleep

An aged oak stretches its fingers Through purple skies. Under its branches owls convene And ravens spy. Man justifies walking-by, Sowing white lies And Christ is no longer found On solid ground. Postmodernism’s axe swings low Striking at reason’s roots. Now, owls shiver, wisdom withers, Spoiling virtuous fruits. Objective morality feeds less and less And faith becomes obsolete. Humanism we …Continue reading →

Too Blind Canvas

Faith paints holding a redemptive brush, A heart gently kneaded by Light’s touch. Thick young pride dipped in Crimson’s deep Leaves a humble rhyme impending sweet sleep. Too blind canvas once lost and proud Now found under flesh-colored grace. Sounds quite queer À la modern man’s ear– Knots brushed and braided in lower soul’s beard. So quick to tear Seeing …Continue reading →

Integration of Science and Religion by Dr. Wernher von Braun

“After years of probing the spectacular mysteries of the universe, I have been led to a firm belief in the existence of God. The grandeur of the cosmos serves only to confirm my belief in the certainty of a creator. I just cannot envision this whole Universe coming into being without something like divine will. The natural laws of the …Continue reading →

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