Mark D. Roberts
May 2007 Archives

In my last two posts I’ve shared some occasions on which I had to deal with the fact of my getting older, at least in appearance. When I was much younger I used to think of this as cool. I […]

Excerpt “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:29 Click here to read all of Matthew 11:25-30 Prayer O Lord, how […]

My Recent Blogging Sunday, May 13: Inspiration from Pray the Gospels Monday, May 14: Hope in the Midst of Struggle and Suffering Tuesday, May 15: How to Begin Life as a Saint Wednesday, May 16: Getting Older . . . […]

In yesterday’s post I told the story of how, on my fiftieth birthday, I had just completed a 4-mile run when a young man complimented me for doing that “at your age.” Sounds pretty bad, doesn’t it? Well, I’ve heard […]

Last week I had a momentous birthday. Most people would say that I turned 50. I’ve actually been saying that I just entered my sixth decade. Might as well milk getting older for all it’s worth. On the day of […]

I just heard the news that Jerry Falwell has died. My first reaction is one of shock. Though I never met him personally, Rev. Falwell has been a fixture in my world for almost my whole adult life, or so […]

Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series As I’ve explained earlier in this series, if you’re a Christian, then you’re a saint, a person set-apart by God for relationship with Him and to serve Him in the world. […]

Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post I explained that Christian hope is focused in God and God’s future. It is not believing that everything in our lives will turn out as we’d like […]

Prayer “Neither is new wine put into old wineskins; otherwise, the skins burst, and the wine is spilled, and the skins are destroyed; but new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved.” Matthew 9:17 Click here […]

My Recent Blogging Sunday, May 6: Inspiration from Pray the Gospels Monday, May 7: Suffering and Christian Fellowship Tuesday, May 8: God is With Us Even When We Suffering Because of Our Sin Wednesday, May 9: People of Hope in […]