Proverbs 15:16 It is better to have respect for the Lord and have little than to be rich and have trouble. Once upon a time, it was all about having. The right job, the right car, the right house, the right girl. Once upon a time, I thought […]
If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care—then do me a favor: Agree with each other, […]
If you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around […]
Don’t Trust Your Feelings There is a way that may seem right to a man. But in the end it leads to death. Proverbs 14:12 I have never liked the taste of alcohol, even when I drank. I drank for the feeling. When I realised I had a drinking […]
James 1:3 You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.
Ecclesiastes 1:15 Life’s a corkscrew that can’t be straightened, A minus that won’t add up.
Stay focused Friends, don’t get thrown off course. Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle. He brought us to life using the true Word, […]
Step One: I admit that my life is a mess and I am out of control. I arrived in Jerusalem. After I had been there three days, I got up in the middle of the night, I and a few men who were with me. I hadn’t told […]
It’s about relationship not religion This is how we know we’re living steadily and deeply in him, and he in us: He’s given us life from his life, from his very own Spirit. Also, we’ve seen for ourselves and continue to state openly that the Father sent his Son […]