Posts by David Dorantes

Only One Way

John 14:6 “Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” (NASB) Have you noticed how we want to make things our own way? Ever since we were young, we have been trying to do things that suit us and make…

Pray for Wisdom

Luke 18:35-43” …And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He questioned him, 41 “What do you want Me to do for you?” And he said, “Lord, I want to regain my sight!”…” Have you ever had to beg? Maybe for favors or maybe for something you…

Listening To His Voice

John 10:3-5  3“To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.4 “When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. 5 “A stranger they simply will not follow,…

It’s Going To Be Okay

Psalm 31:7 I will rejoice and be glad in Your lovingkindness, because You have seen my affliction; You have known the troubles of my soul, (NASB) What afflictions are we going through? What do we do when those sad times come? Whether grief, pain or sorrow, we feel these from time to time, and it…

Firmly Rooted

Colossians 2:7 having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude. (NASB)   We had the opportunity to go to Dismal Canyon last weekend with the college group.  Besides a beautiful scenery with great rock formations, we also admired…

Help Someone

Galatians 6:1-5 (NASB)      Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted. 2 Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ. 3 For if anyone…

The Only God There Is

T  Exodus 3:13 “Then Moses said to God, “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what shall I say to them?” (ESV)  The Israelites had been exposed to more than one god…

Music

Why is there no music in your church? Read 1 Corinthians 11:2 I have been asked these questions: Do you not like music? Why can we not have music in our service? Is it bad to do that? We call ourselves Christians, and we are trying to establish and practice the doctrinal teachings of Jesus…

Baptism or Confession

What is the method of salvation? Based on conversations I have had in the past with people, this question came up often. They ask because they were saved by asking Jesus into their hearts according to Romans 10:9. Others may have challenging questions or arguments such as, According to Ephesians 2:8,9 we are not saved…

How Prepared Are We

1 Peter 3:13-15 Who is there to harm you if you prove zealous for what is good? But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make…