Hiding from the consequences of our sin seems to be our knee jerk reaction, but it does not work.
Why did it take an untrained boy who was unfamiliar with the situation and untrained in the methods of conventional warfare to destroy Goliath?
A brief time with God before bed and an extended one with Him early in the morning is the best way to make sure He stays first in my life.
Thirst is just a fact of life. Just like hunger, it comes and goes. When I satisfy the need, it goes away… for a time. This is true now, it was true two thousand years ago and it will be true into the future for as long as people inhabit the earth. So when Jesus spoke about drinking water that will take away your thirst forever, it almost seems impossible to imagine.
The other day, I noticed that the mall had put up some Christmas decorations by the main entrance. I was shocked. Well, not really. After all, the Christmas lights I saw were crescent moons and stars. Around here, you don’t hear Christmas music when you go into stores to shop. You don’t get Christmas music…
Her plan to get to work a little faster apparently didn’t quite pan out as she imagined it.
Is it really so much easier to point the finger than it is to examine our own lives? Instead of asking, “What has he sacrificed?” What if we asked, “What do I believe? How passionately do I believe it? What am I willing to sacrifice to see it come true?” via Dream Crazy — Kingdoms Collide
The consequences of an inadequate foundation…
I am going on a 45 mile hike over the next couple days. So I have rescheduled a couple old posts from previous years for August 4-5. See you all when I get back.
“What is truth?” Pilate asked. (John 18:38) Read: 2 Samuel 15:23-16:23, John 18:25-19:22, Psalm 119:113-128, Proverbs 16:10-11 Relate: Breakfast had been ruined. True, it was not the most lavish of meals but I enjoyed having a bit of emmer with honey along with some figs and wine in the cool of the day. Breakfast was my…