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?
The great works of God never get done without attention to detail. Without detail, you have chaos.
We do not have to be prisoners to what has gone before.
When we find ourselves in crisis, either self-inflicted or through circumstances not our making, the advice is the same: remember that the God we serve is almighty.
For those of you who do not know, a “EULA” is an End-User License Agreement. It’s something that comes with most software. You know that screen that pops up explaining all the legal mumbo-jumbo you’re supposed to read before you use the software? It explains what the software company’s liabilities are, what your liabilities are … Continue reading Be honest. How many of you have actually read a EULA?
There is no place for hollow, pie crust followers of Christ.
The Lord had one of the most counterintuitive recruitment programs of all time. As great as the need was, you would think He would take anyone who was willing. But it was the need that made Jesus so particular.
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)
The Magnificent Seven is a classic Western about seven gunfighters hired to protect a small village from marauding bandits. In 2 Peter 1:5-7, Peter mentions Scripture’s magnificent seven, they are character qualities of the Christian walk that are vital in protecting us from the marauding influences of sin in our lives. 2 Peter 1:5-7 (5) … Continue reading The Mag Seven
The best measure of my relationship to the Lord is not just how I treat my neighbor, but who I consider my neighbor.