If your friend is passionate about something, then it’s important to you too: because this is important to your friend. You don’t have to get it, but don’t be the one who rags on it. Why would you even do that? Why strangle a voice? Why dampen passion when there is so little of it in the world? Rejoice with those rejoice, mourn with those who mourn, and maybe you should join your friend on that adventure.
The name of Pontius Pilate will be forever linked to…the final order of condemning Jesus to death by crucifixion.
But the name of Pontius Pilate will also stand forever as a prime example of someone who knew what was right - but failed to do it. He caved in to the pressures of the crowd and ordered Jesus’ death. How often do you cave in to the pressures of the crowd, seeking the approval of others instead of the approval of God? Make it your goal to live for Christ and be fauthful to Him, regardless of what the crowd demands.
"Then Pilate announced…’I find no basis for a charge against this man’… But with loud shouts they insistently demanded he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed." ~Luke 23:4, 23
im back. weird. been meaning to write on this. not sure why I didn’t bother though. writing out my thoughts is really relaxing and comforting because I get to say what I need to say and have someone in the internet world listen (Hopefully).
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Attention all members of the Heroes community: You amaze us. Keep being awesome and sharing any cool content you create.
These last few days have been really surreal. It happened so fast… A project I posted to get familiar with Adobe Premiere now turns into a crazy video posted everywhere!
I even got word that the game producer, Dustin Browder, watched the video and got “nerd chills” while watching it. This makes me excited, since I love Dustin and what he does for Blizzard.
Thank you God for blessing me with these past few days! Pushing me through the CS classes for 5.5 years and now getting recognition from a company I’ve dreamed of working for? I don’t deserve it… But this is definitely proof that you are SO good.
I am so convinced about the statement “God made us created us uniquely”
Recently, I have been noticing other people’s laughter and paying attention to it more. Some of them are can be so interesting! I found out one freshman can burst out laughing like no other! Like a CACKLING and LAUGHING really LOUDLY at the same time! “GAHAHAHAHAHA” I was like, omg how do you even do that?? That’s awesome.
Some even breathe in really hard and can’t breathe afterwards.
Some of them sound are almost yodeling “YO HO HO HO HO HO HA HA!”
There are so many different laughs! It’s great! Pay attention to your neighbor’s laughs and see for yourself!
I’m thankful that God did not give me confidence with girls/dating until later. I’d probably be in such a mess. Thank you God, although I hated it during that time, I can see why you have done so. Respecting women is so important.
Please keep continue to keep my cousin in your prayer.
My cousin is going through some serious health issues now. His heart is twice as large than normal, he is getting dialysis three times a week, his blood sugar is really high, and his heart rate is low. Dialysis is a life-support treatment that cleans any excess salt, wastes, and fluids that may be harmful to the body. Just like my aunt (whom passed away), he is diabetic as well.
There are so many mixed feelings since this became so sudden and real. I have hung out with my cousin multiple times when I was a kid, always going to their house to hang out and playing video games til late. Every time he would gift me $50+ gift card to gamestop because he knew I loved to play. I think I took them for granted and never really thanked his kindness through that. To think now that he is sick and on life-support really slapped me in the face. It’s so crazy to live as there will be a tomorrow, and the next thing you know, there may not be one. It really allows people to understand what it means to cherish the life given to you…
I pray that God would give me an opportunity to offer my cousin a gift, a gift of eternal life with Him.
Please pray, pray, pray.
God, help me not break down any fears and doubts, barriers and obstacles that I may have that would prevent me from sharing how great, wonderful You are. Help me to love those close to me and risk damaging the relationship so that they may know who You are. I cry out to you, my God, that you may heal the broken, the helpless, the sick, and the ones who truly, truly want need Your presence. I thank you for constantly pursuing me, even during times when I did not see Your awesome glory at work, when I did not see that You planned this for my good. Forgive me for not trusting You for and depended only myself to make my paths straight. I love You so much.
Love isn’t just a feeling; love must be expressed in action. If it isn’t, we won’t have any reason to believe it even exists in someone’s life, no matter how much they claim it does.
Nor is God’s love just a vague feeling or sentimental emotion hidden in His heart. God’s love is real—and we know it because He demonstrated it to us. He put His love into action! Do you want to know if God loves you? Here is proof: Jesus Christ left Heaven’s glory and came down to this sin-infested earth to die for you.
"This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him." ~ 1 John 4:9