“But we’re only human…” For one who has accepted Christ as Savior, that statement–usually offered as an excuse for sin–is a powerful example of a half-truth being a whole lie. The foundation of the Christian life is that our flesh … Continue reading We’re only human
We all have those conversations with others that leave us feeling that nothing we thought we were saying was heard. Whatever it is we intended to convey often takes a back seat to resentment and frustration. Then, we assure that … Continue reading Can you hear me now?
As I read my favorite devotion this morning (My Utmost), the question I’ve read every year for over a decade pierced my heart yet again: “Am I willing to be myself and nothing more…” Logic says that’s all any of … Continue reading Let’s Look Like Jesus: Servants
Character is said to be ‘who we are when no one is looking.’ It is about integrity to our core beliefs. As Christians, our life is Christ, so we ought to look Him. We can’t do that if we don’t … Continue reading Let’s Look Like Jesus: Integrity
Love–like faith–is action! The heartbreaking evil of this week and the anger it generates took me to this old look at love. May we all prayerfully seek the love of God and then let it flow out of our lives. We … Continue reading Love is action
The perpetual prayer list to aid us in transformation begins with a character quality that is treasured by God but rare in humanity: HUMILITY. Let’s look at Christ and gaze on the beauty of humility He exhibits. Have this attitude in yourselves which … Continue reading Let’s Look Like Jesus: Humility
As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. Song of Solomon 2:3 Some tasty … Continue reading Sweet Fruit!
There are passages in Scripture that are odd…confusing. But the Word says, ALL Scripture is useful for us. So, when I bump into those verses, I get excited when glimmers of ‘use’ begin to appear. It doesn’t happen every time … Continue reading Glimpses of Bitter Waters
The plan for believers in Christ is that we be transformed into the image of our Savior. More than two decades after surrendering to God, I realize more and more how much work God still has to do in me! … Continue reading How can we look like Christ?