Thanking God in everything is to thank Him in hardship. Why, for what reason am I to give thanks to God in literally everything? The answer might shock you!
Posted May. 29,2017 by | 10 Comments
Scripture says, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God. Giving thanks for even bad and painful circumstances sounds odd. “Why in the world would I be grateful for things that appear to be detrimental or hurtful?
Posted May. 25,2017 by | 10 Comments
I don’t celebrate a pagan holiday. No, I pray with exuberant joy that Jesus' name will come to be known to lost multitudes throughout the Christmas season.
Posted Feb. 14,2017 by | 2 Comments
When we choose independence from God, we become blind to the provision as well as to our Provider. Thanksgiving and gratitude go out the window when we desire to be independent of God.
Posted Dec. 6,2016 by | 6 Comments
The living water of the Spirit is always "flowing, bubbling within him to eternal life!" It isn't subject to the conditions of your natural life.
Posted Nov. 25,2016 by | 5 Comments
We need many days where we stop life and consider our blessing. But there is something better than a holiday, even as wonderful as Thanksgiving is.
Posted Nov. 24,2016 by | 8 Comments
Am I a giver or taker? This is not a question that is fun to consider, because the answer is found in God’s view of my life, not my personal assessment.
Posted Jun. 24,2016 by | 5 Comments
I don't think that there's any spiritual dealing that isn't shot through with our response to the sovereignty of God in that place or moment, even the moon.
Posted Feb. 9,2016 by | 3 Comments
Some things that I call failures, whether in dignity or intelligence or propriety, might be simple humanity. Does God see humanity the way that I do?
Posted Nov. 26,2015 by | 5 Comments
The Truth is Jesus Christ and He’s in the heavens, but He’s also in the dirt. Fully human, fully divine—the Truth is as much a paradox as Jesus.
Posted Nov. 24,2015 by | 3 Comments
I know the gift that is loving someone, yet I have been a miser when it comes to letting someone love me. I've denied that gift to others.
Posted Nov. 2,2015 by | 7 Comments
Not relegating ourselves to the Will of God will leave us paupers. To grasp for more will making us unable to actually receive what He wants to give.
Posted Oct. 28,2015 by | 7 Comments