I am not Subject to Disappointment–Celtic Vow of Friendship part seven

“Simon Peter said to them, ‘I am going fishing.’ They said to him, ‘We will go with you.’ They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.” (John 21:3 ESV) This week we’ll explore the final vow of the Celtic Vow of Friendship we’ve been looking into these past few … More I am not Subject to Disappointment–Celtic Vow of Friendship part seven

I will not Negotiate by Withholding–Celtic Vow of Friendship part six

“Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” (2 Corinthians 13:11 ESV) Continuing with another vow from a Celtic Vow of Friendship, “I will no Negotiate by Withholding.” Let’s start with negotiate, defined as (1) to … More I will not Negotiate by Withholding–Celtic Vow of Friendship part six

I Hold No Cherished Outcomes–Celtic Vow of Friendship part five

“Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3 ESV) Continuing with the Celtic Vow of Friendship, let’s look at “I hold no cherished outcomes.” Why not? one might ask. Should we not have at least the cherished outcome of seeing all people saved, seeking the opportunity … More I Hold No Cherished Outcomes–Celtic Vow of Friendship part five

Our Meeting Place–Celtic Vow of Friendship part four

“[Abraham] lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth.” (Genesis 18:2 ESV) The recent topic has been friendship based upon a Celtic Vow of Friendship. In the last … More Our Meeting Place–Celtic Vow of Friendship part four

I Bring an Unprotected Heart to our Meeting Place–Celtic Vow part three

“Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms. . .” (Micah 7:5 ESV) Today let’s speak only about having an unprotected heart, reserving ‘meeting place’ for next week. I understand an unprotected heart as being exposed, even vulnerable, … More I Bring an Unprotected Heart to our Meeting Place–Celtic Vow part three

I Drink from your Well– Celtic Vow of Friendship part two

“All these, who were chosen as gatekeepers at the thresholds, were 212. They were enrolled by genealogies in their villages. David and Samuel the seer established them in their office of trust. So they and their sons were in charge of the gates of the house of the LORD, that is, the house of the … More I Drink from your Well– Celtic Vow of Friendship part two

I honor your path–Celtic Vow of Friendship part one

“The friendship of the LORD is for those who fear him, and he makes known to them his covenant.” (Psalms 25:14 ESV) A friend and fellow minister/writer wrote about the importance of traveling life with friends and the great friend we have in our Lord, who is always with those who will look to Him. … More I honor your path–Celtic Vow of Friendship part one