Pick your crisis, your injustice. Poverty with all its internal and external causes. The devastation of drug addictions. White collar corruption like Ponzi schemes or nepotism or money laundering or planned obsolescence or redlining or embezzling or insider stock movements or bribery.
As it turns out, that’s exactly what the Bible claims to be. Our knowledge of God doesn’t come through sensationalism, emotionalism, or mystical spirituality. It comes to us by God transmitting truth about Himself through words.
Slow day blogging, I meant to put up a few posts I have been working on but work and life in general had other ideas so… Through all the busyness however, I did manage to make it to the gym… Read More ›
Satan tries hard to pull down our confidence in God’s presence with us during trying times in hopes to get us to believe that God has abandoned us as well. But God draws near to the brokenhearted because he knows what it feels like to be wounded and abandoned.
To bring glory to the name of Jesus Christ in all that I do (Psa. 19:14) and go through (1 Pet. 1:7).
Today, make your mouth “a fountain of life” (Proverbs 10:11). Be “slow to speak” in general (James 1:19). Encourage more than you critique. Seek opportunities to speak kind, tenderhearted words (Ephesians 4:32). Say something affectionate to a loved one at… Read More ›
During a short break from work email and phone calls this morning I was sitting at my desk watching the steam rise from a fresh mug of coffee.
We’re all familiar with Philippians 4:13, which says “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” For many of us, Paul’s statement has become a daily encouragement, a rallying cry to success.
The pastor at the chuch my wife and I were attending when we accepted Christ as our savior had a horrible habit of picking someone from the congregation to end the service with a word of prayer.