Monthly Archives: October 2018
Frustrated with yourself?
“For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate. . . . For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that … Continue reading
Watch carefully for your rescue!
Picture the scene of a man lost at sea in a little boat filling with water. Hopefully, he is not so busy bailing out his boat that he does not see the search airplane passing overhead and miss his opportunity … Continue reading
Anxiety takes the joy out of our lives, replacing it with dread and fear and insecurity. Jesus says to us, “Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for … Continue reading
Our Forever Attorney
Forever is an unfamiliar concept to our insecure, earthbound minds. It is foreign to our worldview and experience of shame and disappointments. Nothing seems forever. Things we treasure are ripped from our hands or slip unexpectedly through our fingers. It is … Continue reading
Our loving Coach in temptation
As a schoolboy, I learned to water ski from my dad. He gave me a few dry land lessons on the basics of balancing myself over the skis, staying crouched until the speed of the boat was sufficient to allow … Continue reading
The Power of Habits
“For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant. But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.” … Continue reading