The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. Proverbs 13:25 The reason the contented believer is able to eat to the satisfying of his soul is because he, like Paul, has learned to be content. “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have … Continue reading Learning Contentment
IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?
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?
Doing Good is not Always the Same as Being “Nice”
We need to be aggressive and proactive about our faith.
We Are All Slaves to Someone or Something
We are all slaves to something and we always become like the one we serve.
God’s Plan for Freedom (That Lasts)
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.
Sanctification is an activity.
Are You Ready to Follow?
We have to live understanding that God could lead us anywhere at any time. Are you ready to follow?
The great works of God never get done without attention to detail. Without detail, you have chaos.
From the Inside Out
It is God's nature to work from the inside out.
In Genesis 24 we read the account of Abraham’s commission to his eldest servant. We’re told in an earlier passage that Abraham had three hundred eighteen “trained servants, born in his own house” (Genesis 14:14). If his eldest servant is any indication, it’s perhaps better to understand Abraham’s training as “raising,” or “nurturing” because we … Continue reading Stubborn Faith