“I Am He” | The Life Project

“I Am He” Posted by Don Merritt on December 26, 2016 Posted in: Bible John 18:1-11 This text is not actually one of the seven “I Am” statements of John’s Gospel, but it does make an interesting study nonetheless. It takes place in the Garden of Gethsemane after the Last Supper at the time when [...]

The Father Abraham:Story by Don Merritt

The Father Abraham:Story by Don Merritt   Quote | Posted on December 15, 2016 by brcelano Father Abraham: Having a Candid Conversation Posted by Don Merritt on December 12, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. Father Abraham: Having a Candid Conversation Posted by Don Merritt on December 12, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. After this, the word of the Lord came [...]

A Child is Born | The Life Project

A Child is Born Posted by Don Merritt on December 10, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. Isaiah 9:1-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and peace [...]

Catching up with Joel – the Life Project

1.Looking far into the future Posted by Don Merritt on December 1, 2016 We have already seen the connection between a present temporal event and the future it represents in the first two chapters of Joel. Recall the plague of locusts in chapter 1, real and present; a crisis that required immediate action. Source: Looking far [...]

Blessed Charles De Foucauld-1st December 2016

Saint of the Day for December 1 (September 15, 1858 – December 1, 1916) 1. A child from a Christian home (1858 to 1873) Charles was born in Strasbourg, France on September 15 1858 and was baptized two days after his birth. “My God, we should all sing your mercies: Son of a holy mother, [...]

Time to Repent | The Life Project

Time to Repent Posted by Don Merritt on November 30, 2016 Joel 2: 12-17 This text falls into three parts as we will see, but more than that, it is the challenge that faces every human being alive today, for as you recall this chapter is in a context of Final Judgment. Each person at [...]

The Day of the Lord is Great | The Life Project

The Day of the Lord is Great Posted by Don Merritt on November 29, 2016 Joel 2:1-11 In the first chapter Joel described the plague of locusts that had devastated the land that was supposed to flow with milk and honey; it was the present national crisis before the people of Joel’s day. In this section, [...]

The Day of the Lord | The Life Project

The Day of the Lord Posted by Don Merritt on November 28, 2016 Joel 1 As Joel’s account opens, there is disaster in the land in the form of an invasion of locusts. They have destroyed everything in their path that grows; crops in the fields, grain in the barns; everything. The situation is dire indeed. [...]

A Brief Introduction to Joel | The Life Project

A Brief Introduction to Joel Posted by Don Merritt on November 28, 2016 The Prophet Joel has been called “the prophet of Pentecost”, “the prophet of hopefulness” and the “the prophet of the Spirit”, yet in spite of these nicknames, little is actually known about him as a man. In fact, there is a very great [...]

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Be Filled with the Spirit to Master and Servant | The Life Project Quote | Posted on November 16, 2016 by brcelano Be Filled with the Spirit Posted by Don Merritt on November 14, 2016 Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do [...]