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
The best measure of my relationship to the Lord is not just how I treat my neighbor, but who I consider my neighbor.
And they set the ark of God upon a new cart…. (2 Samuel 6:3a) David’s heart was in the right place. He wanted to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. So, he put the Ark on a new cart, purpose-built for the sacred duty of moving it to its proper home. It was … Continue reading Monday Musings: God of the Means as Well of the Motives
We are to be stewards, not victims, of our circumstances.
I cannot know anything about God (on my own).
God does not want to destroy His enemies, He would much rather win them. As believers, we need to remember that as well. Our job, even in the midst of persecution, is not to call down fire from heaven, but to owe no man anything but to love them.
The true depth of our faith is often measured in how much we seek God’s face on the things we think we can handle ourselves.
The modern church has become so much about the work that prayer seems more of an obstacle than a necessity. But prayer is the work.