Blog Archive: John B. Abela

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by John B. Abela @johnabela

Romans 12:2 (peshitta) Do not imitate the way of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, that you may discern what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. It is never too late to remind yourself of Romans 12:2, which... read more
365 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 06, 2017
The other day I was thinking about a Bible that has been sitting on a shelf, untouched, for about ten years. It was once one of my most cherished positions. It went everywhere... read more
615 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 12, 2017
Sometimes in life things just end up working out for the worse beyond worse, just downright bad. Things that are outside of your control beyond your ability to do anything about them. Things that make you want to throw in the towel but not just... read more
79 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 26, 2017
As we grow older we hopefully grow deeper in our relationship with Jesus Christ. Below are three ways that I have learned more about God the older that I have gotten. What matters, matters, ignore everything else.An older and great man of God that... read more
436 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 17, 2017
Christianity What is it that describes that word? It is a matter of Romans 10:9? if you will confess with your mouth our Lord Jesus and will believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you shall be saved. Or what about Acts 16:31? And... read more
717 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 26, 2017
I have a friend, by the name of Harry. Harry is not hairy. Harry has been with me on every major adventure of my life for the last 25 years. Harry is a lizard. Harry is a... read more
203 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 21, 2018
Matthew 26:53, ESV: Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? These are the word of Christ, just before He was taken captive, the night before He was crucified on the cross. A... read more
171 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 03, 2018
I wanted to send a grateful, heartful, "thank you" to those of you that have helped me out over the last week. As I shared a few days ago, thingshave not been going all that good for me, both financially and with my health. I am truly... read more
68 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 26, 2018
One of the things that I see a lot of bloggers do is get stuck in a single type of blogging style. Most blogs fall into a few different blogging styles: Informational These blogs are usually the type of blogs that go into details of certain Bible... read more
401 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 19, 2018
I don't know about you, but sometimes life just seems to go from being totally fine to being a total bit of chaos. That is where Colossians 3:15 can remind me to stop and take a moment to reflect: And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts,... read more
510 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 06, 2019
This morning I opened a window looking out into my backyard. The sun had not yet come up, but it was just bright enough to see outside. There was a single bird in the grass, hunting for an early breakfast. Normally, throughout the day, there are a... read more
464 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Mar 06, 2019
A few days ago, part of the Christian community, mostly those of the Jewish, Messianic, and some Orthodox, celebrated Rosh Chodesh Iyar. For most Western Christian sects, that probably means little to nothing, and I would suspect that the vast... read more
381 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 08, 2019
Here is a little something that I learned today and found to be rather interesting. It is something that I thought I would have learned back when I was in ministry school but I... read more
263 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 01, 2019
Awhile back we got a phone call from our local water company saying it looked as if our water usage had unexpectedly gone up and if we knew the cause of it or if it was an... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 11, 2019
There is a song by Rick Pino that has always meant a lot to me, called "Pioneer" that I have always found to be a real blessing to me, as a minister and former... read more
92 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 29, 2019
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