Posts by David Dorantes

Just a Couple of Questions From God

When I read the following verses, I feel that God is asking me these questions. His words remind me of how powerful my God is, and why I should trust Him! When you read the next paragraph, put your name before the verses as if He’s talking to you. “Isaiah 40: 21-31 Do you not…

Paul’s Advice, Part 2

2 Timothy 2:15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a worker who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth (NASB). The second part of this verse is important to understand if we want to be a participant in God’s plan to save mankind. When we became part…

Paul’s Advice

2 Timothy 2: 15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a worker who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth (NASB). This verse is a good reminder of how every year we must commit to work hard to become who God wants us to be. First, Paul…

What a Year!

Proverbs 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (NASB) When you wished for a happy new year in 2020, did you think it was going to turn out this way? I…

Psalm 91

When my mom passed, my dad kept on reminding me to read this Psalm. I hope you find great comfort in it as I have. He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my…

On a Leash

Matthew 19:26 But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” I have a big dog, and we must keep her on a leash when we go for a walk. On one occasion, of many, she got loose and ran away. She was stopping at…

Wanting God More Than Comfort

1 Peter 2:11 Beloved, I urge you as foreigners and strangers, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which wage war against the soul. 12 Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God…

Love Jesus

John 15: 15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he…

Seasoned Word

Colossians 4:6 Your speech must always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. (NASB) For people that know me, if you invite me to eat, I will go anywhere. There is no food to which I will say no. I have eaten…

Be a Man Like Jesus

John 5:30 “I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.” (NASB) Did you get everything you needed from your dad? Did he give you affection? Was he proud of…