Posts by David Dorantes

3 Mighty Men

2 Samuel 23:15 David had a craving and said, “Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!” 16 So the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water from the well of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and…

God’s Mighty Men

2 Samuel 23:11,12 “Next to him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. When the Philistines banded together at a place where there was a field full of lentils, Israel’s troops fled from them. 12 But Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it and struck the Philistines down, and…

Words of Comfort

Let God comfort you today with these words. Close your eyes and have someone else read it to you. In fact, if you are needing these verses today, call me, and I will read to you. May you find comfort today. Psalm 30:5 – “…Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the…

Patience

Psalm 37:5-7 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. 7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they…

Today’s Menu: Take It Or Leave It

Colossians 3:14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. (NIV) We all have heard this phrase, “Take it or leave it,” whether our parents told us or we told our kids. We have heard this phrase more than once. I was never a picky eater, but…

We Rebuke, Because We Love You

Proverbs 27: 5 Better is open rebuke, than hidden love.   How well do we take rebuke? We really don’t like it. We don’t look forward to it. In fact, as adults, we do everything we can to avoid it. Rebuke hurts. It hurts our feelings, our pride and our self esteem. Would you rather…

Men of God Rise Up To The Standard

1 Timothy 3: 14 Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these instructions so that, 15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth. (NIV) Paul’s instruction…

Men of God Produce Fruit

John 15:8 “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples. (NASB) Have you ever taught someone how to ride a bike? The process can be cruel sometimes, but the goal is the same. We want the person to ride on their own. It may take…

Men of God Live In Peace

1Timothy 2:1-4 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and…

Men Of God Leave It All On The Field

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. (NASB) One more attitude we need to cultivate in our lives is the attitude of giving it all we got,…