William Knelsen

Category: General

The Blessing

The Lord bless youand keep you,make His face shine upon youand be gracious to you.The Lord turn His face toward youand give you peace Amen. This blessing is recorded in Numbers 6:24-26. It was first spoken by Moses as a blessing on Aaron and his sons, who were first in the Nazarite priestly order established […]

Gratitude is a Gamechanger

Take a moment to evaluate what is important to you. What is really important? What are you really grateful for? What if all those things were taken away from you? Would you still be grateful? Could you give thanks for today? The single greatest difference between someone who is happy and content, and someone who […]

Too Much Advice?

I wonder if a source of anxiety for many of us is the abundance of advice available online. The difficulty with searching for advice online is that these people who are giving the advice don’t know my situation. They are actually opinions more than advice, which makes most of it completely irrelevant. This has been […]

Why We Need Rest

I like to always be doing things. This makes it difficult to rest regularly. But it is important to rest, and this is why. In the story of Moses leading the Nation of Israel out of Egypt, where they were held captive as slaves, a command is given from God to the Nation, once they […]

It was a very tough decision

We had to make a decision. It was incomprehensible and completely illogical. I have such a great job, in a sort of place we have always dreamed to live, living among people anyone would be blessed to know. It seems like we just got here. But now we must leave. In January 2010, we made […]

Romans Chapters 9 through 11 Study

Chapters nine through eleven in the New Testament book of Romans is notoriously difficult to understand. Therefore, when my young adult Bible study group wanted to study the book of Romans, it was with tremendous humility and caution that I approached these three chapters. Below are my notes from the study. I did not seek […]

Advent Day 23: For All People

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I […]

Advent Day 22: Good News Of Great Joy

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I […]

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