Author: Dominic

Cost of Discipleship – the king with 10,000

I was listening to Luke 14:25-35 being read recently and God used it to open my eyes on this section of scripture about discipleship again. As someone who reads the Bible on a regular basis, I like to think I know what it means. In fact, these verses are pretty self explanatory – falling under the heading “The Cost of Being a Disciple”. But let’s take a minute and break these apart. Here is verses 26-27 in the King James “If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren,...

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the Broad and Narrow paths

Inspired by Matthew 7:13-14 Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find...

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Jesus teaching on the water

Friday night during worship,  I prayed for something to paint and I kinda had a vision of Jesus teaching from a boat, so I drew a very rough sketch on the canvas.  Most of this painting was finished in one hour.  I had the opportunity to spend Saturday at the Reno Italian Festival – and there I was able to finish...

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The Transfiguration

This painting was inspired by reading Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-10, and Luke 9:28-36.  It was started on 9/30 – the last day of the Carson City farmers market. My kids decided they wanted to paint, so I had the chance to finish it up last...

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Genuine concern or what?

Are we concerned for others in a Godly way, and if not, what is our motivation for being involved with others? For the sake of clarity, by “involved” I mean: in their lives, interacting with them, getting to know them, etc. This is a near and dear topic for me. One which I have been in some way, shape or form dealing with since the 80’s. A little background: I haven’t always gone to church, in fact, I believed church to be a social construct no different than a country club for years. Little happened to change that opinion...

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Random Thought

We feel betrayed because we bought the world instead of believing God.

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