Category / Bible

  • 12 November 2015 - clay

    The myth of motion

    Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord! Psalm 27:14 There are some days that I think it would be easier to simply be busy. To have so much to do and so many deadlines to meet that you have to trim the […]

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  • A few weeks ago, our pastor brought up the idea that the church is not a place where people go when they have it all together but should be a place where the broken go to find healing. This is something that I think those around us have forgotten because we don’t show it. We […]

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  • 24 June 2015 - clay

    We know who calls us

    3 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him,“Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” – Acts 9:3-4 I think most of the time when we hear the story of Paul’s conversion, we tend to think that […]

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  • 10 June 2015 - clay

    The distance to the end

    But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only. – Matthew 24:36 (ESV) Perspective of an event is everything. If you are watching a close basketball game and your team is losing, then the time on the clock seems to tick down much too quickly. […]

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  • 29 May 2015 - clay

    Leave no one behind

    1 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2 Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. 3 For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.”4 For […]

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  • Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him,“One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” But he was sad at this word, and went away sorrowful, for he […]

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  • 5 March 2015 - clay

    Hey, no pressure

    But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. – Matthew 1:20-21 (NRSV) As a father, sometimes I […]

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  • 20 October 2014 - clay

    It won’t happen on my watch

    Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “The word of the Lord that you have spoken is good.” For he thought, “There will be peace and security in my days.” – Isaiah 39:8 Life is hard work. We not only have to worry about the day to day problems that come up, but we should also be mindful […]

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  • 12 August 2014 - clay

    What are we waiting on?

    7 But as for me, I will look to the Lord, I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me. – Micah 7:7 Our culture is not one of patience. We rush around from one thing to the next, constantly moving, afraid of missing out on something. Sure, there are a few […]

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  • This last week, if anyone tried to access this site, they were met with a very friendly GoDaddy page which stated that claywginn.com was either being renewed or deleted. I didn’t find this out until a day or so ago, and then waited patiently while my renewal worked it’s way back through the system. Thus, on […]

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