This isn’t the first time I’ve been here. I hear you whisper the words as you stumble into the doctor’s surgery, asking for another prescription. This isn’t the first time I’ve been here. I hear you whisper the words as you enter the principal’s office once more to talk about the trouble your son is… Continue reading This isn’t the first time I’ve been here…
http://bible.com/59/jhn.14.21.ESV A relationship with God is not just about feelings and emotions. Its authenticity is shown in a life devoted to someone and something other than ourselves. The Christian life is one of complete surrender, joyful obedience, and willing sacrifice. Christians obey their loving, generous Father knowing there are far greater things ahead than those… Continue reading The freedom to obey
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the ‘half empty or half full’ question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 8 oz.… Continue reading Hand the glass over.
I’ve been missing God lately. Missing his glory. I haven’t chosen very often to look for it, or allow myself to see it. I haven’t taken much time to bask in his creation, or wander through his Word… or even sit down and talk with him. I haven’t asked him questions, or allowed myself to… Continue reading Seduced by glitzy baubles and trinkets
“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.” (Romans 8:5) Dear God, In these verses you challenge me to consider where my head’s at… what my mind is ‘set… Continue reading Where’s my head at?