Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I…
You try and you try yet you keep failing. You're a Christian. You're not supposed to be struggling with this any more. Think again.
For eight Thanksgivings I have not been able to enjoy the food. But not this year. My progress in overcoming some big issues with eating has led to this special day. A day I have been waiting for for nine years. To be free from eating the same food every day just to survive is…
We are living in confusing times. We still have false teaching, hypocrisy, and racism, but we can add to that mass confusions about marriage, sexuality, and gender. In such times, I feel blessed that I don't have to be confused.
He knew what was just and right and the harder decision would have been to go against that and live with his conflicted conscience.
What would it be like to not believe in an afterlife? To Believe that when you die that is it? Not to believe that there is a resurrection of the soul to something greater (or worse)?
When someone you have looked up to, loved, and respected has been revealed in living in the depths of sin, what will you put on?
You think you got it all together, With all your “perfect” works; Tithing and fasting you brag, In your heart arrogance lurks. Don’t point the finger as if, You have no guilt of your own; Putting down that tax collector, You’re true colors you have shone. Look to him who barely lifts, His eyes as…
There’s a side of me that I don’t like and am working hard at overcoming. It’s that side that loves the praise of men as if I am something great.
It feels good to point the finger doesn’t it? To look at other human beings and their ill circumstances and think they must be bad people to have suffered some bad fate while we beat our chest in comparison thinking we are so good.
Because love is the reason we have faith in the first place, without love there would be no reason to diligently strive to add anything to our faith.
Why was Jesus so quiet? He was being falsely accused by the chief priests and elders yet He answered nothing.
But first, let me wait til my life slows down.
If someone were to say you left everything to follow Jesus, what would that mean for you?
His disciples were so determined to stand by His side. They were so confident that they would be strong enough no matter what happened; even if it meant their death.
In a time where I feel as though I should have been earnestly preaching the gospel, I have been physically weak through chronic illnesses and Satan has definitely taken advantage through his temptations.
How I want to be like Mary!
He attacks so suddenly. That nasty monster of disabling chronic illness. Oh how scary it is when the beast strikes. What turmoil he creates in his path. He's a dragon that has no mercy on his victim -- with no way for the knight to slay his nastiness for his lady. What's a knight to…
How many of us would like to have more self-control? It's one of the biggest determining factors of whether we succeed or fail in our endeavors in life.
Since we are not all-knowing beings, knowledge of anything is an ongoing process that starts with simple truths and continues to grow if we nurture it.