When we are in a storm and getting swamped, we think God is asleep and unaware when really, He is only a prayer away.
If your Christian growth seems stagnated even though you are in God’s Word, or if you are away from God’s Word for any reason, you can give any number of reasons why the Word of God is not for you, and you’d be wrong.
One time, for a family vacation, we rented a big Ford SUV. It was nice. Because it was a newer model it had many of the latest bells and whistles, including an audible warning to let you know you were down to the last five gallons of gas. As part of that family vacation, we … Continue reading Don’t Miss the Gas Stations
Yesterday, we started talking about Scripture’s “Magnificent Seven” and covered virtue, knowledge, temperance (self-control), and patience (endurance). We’ll finish that up with the last three of the Mag Seven: godliness, brotherly kindness and charity (love). “Godliness” means “God-likeness.” God created mankind to be an image bearer of Himself. “And God said, ‘Let us make man … Continue reading The Mag Seven (Part 2)
As a blessing to the Philippians, Paul sends to them two men whom he considers kindred spirits: Timothy and Epaphroditus. Timothy’s trip is short term. Paul sends him as a liaison to comfort the Philippians on Paul’s status and to report back to Paul on the Philippians’ status: But I trust in the Lord Jesus … Continue reading Kindred Spirits
Yesterday, our dog Dawson put himself to bed. Usually, when it gets late, I walk toward our bedroom and the routine is for Dawson to go to his kennel for the night. It used to be a tug-of-war to get him to do that. Then I started using treats as a reward every time I … Continue reading Put Legs on Your Faith
People who restore old cars do it because they appreciate the craftsmanship and the story behind them. A classic car is like a work of art. A restored classic car is like a work of art you can drive. Try that with the Mona Lisa the next time you’re at the Louvre and see where … Continue reading Be remembered well