Greg Doyle's Blog – May 2008 Archive (3)

Why a perfect, first-born male sacrifice-requirement?

Perhaps it never made it onto your radar screen before... this unusual sacrifice-requirement God demanded of his followers for the atonement of sin: a perfect, first-born male. Why did the sacrifice have to be perfect (without blemish or defect)? What was the significance of the first-born male? Why not the second or third? Why not a female?

The request would make little sense to anyone outside of the faith. After all, a sacrifice is a sacrifice, isn't it? Does one sacrifice mean… Continue

Added by Greg Doyle on May 6, 2008 at 12:51pm — No Comments

A Poetic Note of Gratitude

Note: A friend from my weekly Bible study sent me a very encouraging e-mail this week. It reminded me that although I may not always receive acknowledgement for my efforts to encourage others in their walk of faith, God is watching. He sees and knows I am trying my best. So, on occasion, he sends me a postcard from Heaven through another person, just to say "I AM with you."

This poem was a response to God's postcard from Heaven this week.

Just… Continue

Added by Greg Doyle on May 1, 2008 at 11:51am — No Comments

What Is Worship?

Worship is the investment of the invisible currency of faith, through daily deposits of devotion, compounded with long-term interest in pleasing God, which pays the highest future yield in dividends through Heaven’s eternal reward.

The Gadfly
(copyright 2008, Gregory Allen Doyle)

Added by Greg Doyle on May 1, 2008 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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