We are all slaves to something and we always become like the one we serve.
God's plan for our lives is peanut-butter-and-jelly simple but so often we want to put the peanut butter and jelly on the outside and wonder why our lives are such a sticky mess.
Clean "-ish" When my brothers and I were much younger, our family lived in a house where one room was designated as our playroom. We built things out of Lego, had play fights (and real ones), built forts and did all the other things little boys at play will do. We also made huge messes. … Continue reading IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?
Standing against the crowd for God makes you stand OUT from the crowd. It makes you a target to your enemies but a focus of blessing to God.
It happens – thunk – every year – thunk! In the Spring – thunk! For about a month – thunk! This male robin makes his home in a tree next to our house and attacks all our windows. Why? Because he sees his reflection as his competition. He could be running around impressing the lady … Continue reading Blue Bird of Happiness, Meet the Red Bird of Stupidity
As God prepared His people to enter the Promised Land, He told them of the blessings that awaited them there: Deuteronomy 6:10-13(10) And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great … Continue reading With great blessing comes great responsibility
In exhorting his son, Solomon told him two things: “attend unto my wisdom and bow thine ear to my understanding.” Both of those actions require humility.
Sanctification is an activity.
If sobriety is your only goal, you are certain to be discouraged.
It's the scars we bear for Christ that make us most beautiful.