Archive for the ‘Obedience’ Category

“Don’t Drink The Water!” (And Yet We Do!)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD One of the first pieces of advice that I received upon arriving in Argentina as a missionary was “Don’t drink the water!” My companions and I were expressly charged that we should only drink bottled soda water, or soda pop, but never tap water. The reason was that the water was not […]

Our ‘Once Upon A Time’ Is Now!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD There is an old Italian Proverb that says, “After the game, the King and the Pawn go into the same box.”  This proverb teaches us, using Chess as a parallel, that God created us all as equals. No matter how important some people are in this world, how much status they have, […]

Life Is A Dangerous Gauntlet! (Buckle Up!)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD I have never had a more nerve-racking experience than the trip I took driving from San Antonio, Texas, to the small Texan town of Kerrville. It was near dusk when I got on highway I-10 going north. That strip of highway is about 50 miles long. It is a highway that is barren […]

A ‘Plane’ View Of The Vanity Of Man

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago as my airplane circled above Denver on the flight to Utah, I peered out the window to see the beautiful sites of the city below. We were sufficiently high enough that only plots of land were distinguishable and the homes that sat on them looked like the size […]

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