I'm having to learn a rather crucial life lesson that never seems to end: it's not personal. Often, what I think is a personal attack actually is not personal at all.
There’s only One Life that is not the slave-life and that is the Life of Christ. Every other attempt to live this life is from self and slavery.
In the reality of brokenness, I can live in His grace and compassion for my fellow man because we all are sojourners in a broken land.
Our inalienable rights–life, liberty, and our pursuit of happiness–don't necessarily coincide with the declaration of dependence found in the beatitudes.
We must be who we were created to be in order to ascend to who He’s made us to be. Living the earthy life makes us able to receives His Spiritual Life
Can my wounded-ness produce wholeness in others? Yes, but there’s no magic wand to produce wholeness. Only Wholeness the Person can makes us whole.
Everything can seem like a crisis, in actuality the problem itself is the opportunity for Solution. A set up for knocking it out of the park.
God’s expectations are on the Life of Christ, not my efforts to perform. His Life gave me something nothing else could: Life to perform the Will of God.
Can you see Christ Life in your practicality? It's one thing to focus on spiritual matters, it's another to bring His spirituality into our practical life.
Living apart from Christ’s Life makes us dismembered parts of the Body. This way of functioning in the old life is like zombie functioning.
Why does weakness produce shame in most men? Whether weakness in our character or ability the result is shame.
David's secret is that he lived from his own crude heart. His writings prove it. He sought the heart of God because he was himself a man of heart.