Author Archives: mcalcagno

About mcalcagno

Living by faith and striving to know Him and to make Him known

Be Filled With The Spirit

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. … Continue reading

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Peace Of God

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And … Continue reading

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Love Is Action

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 “This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 11 Dear … Continue reading

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Called To One Hope

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit … Continue reading

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To Act In Love And To Serve

“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Burdens

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:6-7 Carry You by Amy Grant “Come to me, all you who are … Continue reading

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Forgiven

“We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 “For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,”[a] made his light shine in our … Continue reading

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Wisdom

“Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?” 1 Corinthians 1:20 “But God chose the foolish things of the world to … Continue reading

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The Way Of The Lord

“The Lord is my light and my salvation—     whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—     of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 “Teach me your way, Lord;     lead me in a straight path     because of my oppressors.” Psalm 27:11 “I remain … Continue reading

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Love God, Love People

All actions and behaviors of violence and destruction are wrong…the actions and behaviors of violence that took place last summer were wrong and the actions and behaviors of violence that took place yesterday are wrong…both events are same actions and … Continue reading

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