Posts by David Dorantes

Lessons From Paintball

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what…

Pay Closer Attention

Hebrews 2:1 “We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.” (NIV) We must pay careful attention to what we hear so that we do not drift away. There are some things in life that we must pay attention to and there are some…

Great Faith

Luke 7:9 Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled at him, and turned and said to the crowd that was following Him, “I say to you, not even in Israel have I found such great faith.” (NASB)   Jesus said these words about a person. Do you know who? Think for a second before you…

Moving Forward

The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.” The LORD said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward. Exodus 14:14-15 (ESV)   I was reminded this week of an important saying of the Lord in Exodus. I believe the Lord does want us…

A Good Man

Luke 5:24 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he said to the man who was paralyzed—“I say to you, rise, pick up your bed and go home.” (ESV) Why would this man want to see Jesus? My assumption was the obvious state of his physical body. He…

LTC Weekend

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. (ESV) Two weekends ago I had one of the greatest experiences ever along with a massive group of parents and volunteers. We traveled to Mobile for Leadership Training for Christ (LTC). Each…

Great Job!

Luke 17:10 “So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, ‘We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.’” (NASB) A few weeks ago, my wife went to see her family in California. She left me in charge of my two oldest children.…

My Favorite Verse Part 2

Micah 6:8 “He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? “(NASB) In my formative years, my sister was my Bible class teacher and made us memorize this verse. We didn’t have coloring…

Favorite Verse

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 (NASB) 13“The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. 14For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.” What is your favorite Bible verse? Do you have one? Or many? As you…

Remember This….

Romans 15:4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (NIV) Do you know what happened in history on March 6? As I’m writing this article I’m also watching a show called,…