For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual Rock that followed them, and the Rock was Christ. Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness. —1 Cor. 10:1-5 (ESV)
Even Confucius connects with Christianity on occasion:
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ― Confucius
Paul said it this way:
For our boast is this, the testimony of our conscience, that we behaved in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, and supremely so toward you.--2 Cor. 1:12 (ESV)
Since I was mid-stream on the principles of home discipleship, I decided to write a separate piece for our monthly prayer and fast items. I am excited as I begin to think about what God will do when we Christian homeschoolers in Illinois start off the school year with a day of corporate prayer and fasting, committing this year to the glory of our Lord.
Is. 58 is probably the most prolific and extensive passage on fasting.
As a father of eleven children, I have become an expert in packing for summer vacation. Let me rephrase that. I’m an expert in packing for fall or spring vacation. We don’t do summer vacations because I don’t like to wait in lines so we go in September or April. This is yet another huge advantage of homeschooling! It gives a whole new meaning to the term “spring break.” When we do go on an extended trip, one can only imagine the pile of suitcases, pillows, toys and food that must somehow find their way into our van along with
I love reading leadership books whether they are about leadership in the spiritual or secular realm. I find myself especially drawn to business literature for the simple fact they reflect bare bones reality; if you don’t produce something of benefit in a purposeful process, you cease to exist. Ironically, I find many of these secular books employing biblical principles—though they don’t call them that—with more regularity than many of the volumes that fill the Christian store bookshelves.