Month: October 2022

I once was Lost

“For the Son of Man came to seek out and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:10) Greetings, Fighter. ‘To seek and to save the lost’. It’s the way Jesus described His life’s mission, but it’s not immediately obvious what He meant. Whenever I refer to someone as lost, it’s either because they’ve wandered off into …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

The Humble will be Exalted!

“The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.” (Luke 18:11) Greetings, Fighter. The above verse is a line from one of Jesus’ most well-known jokes. The Gospel-writer, Luke, begins by saying that Jesus “told this …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Keep Praying

“And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them?” (Luke 18:7) Greetings, Fighter. This week’s Gospel reading reminded me of a story I was told about an elderly Jewish man who, every morning, would walk from his home in the …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

An Attitude of Gratitude

“Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. He prostrated himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus asked, “Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they?” (Luke 17:15-17) Greetings, Fighter. We begin today …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Increase our Faith!

“The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.” (Luke 17:5-6) Greetings, Fighter. I don’t know about you, but this cry from the …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

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