When was the last time you celebrated a special day? Maybe it was your birthday. Your parent’s anniversary. Or a holiday.
This month we’ve been talking about temperance, or self-control. Today we’ll take a practical look at something we do every day – eat.
When I slow down enough to focus on the One who made the day and created me, I’m reminded that He stands ready and willing to give me everything I need to finish each task. And He may want to rearrange my schedule in the process to help me see what’s really important.
All those years ago, every person decided what was right and did it without considering God. We’re seeing a similar trend in 2017. Sin has a grip on those who don’t know Jesus Christ as their Savior. Read More
I’ve never been an early riser. A comfortable bed and cozy covers give me every excuse to stay put. But the house doesn’t get cleaned, and articles don’t write themselves if I don’t exercise some self-control. Read More
I want these traits to be evident in my life. I’m sure you do too! Today we’ll see the meekness Jesus displayed throughout His lifetime. Our attention will be drawn to some amazing promises associated with meekness. And because of the work of the Holy Spirit within us, we’ll be reminded that we, too, can exhibit this desirable fruit.
Would others define you as meek? It’s not a word we use every day, and oftentimes we confuse meekness with weakness. Truth is we’d be wise to allow the Holy Spirit to develop this trait in our lives. The dictionary defines the term meek as gentle, tender; free from pride. Read More
A few years ago, I had the brilliant idea to paint our master bathroom. Not able to draw a straight line with a pencil, let alone paint one with a brush, I opted to use painter’s tape to eliminate extra work. With everything trimmed out in fancy blue tape, I started rolling the first coat of paint on the walls. Read More
Money motivates. Unfortunately, it doesn’t bring lasting satisfaction. You’re probably familiar with the story of John D. Rockefeller, the Ohio native who started Standard Oil:
“Rockefeller was at one point the world’s richest man and first ever American billionaire. Read More
Have you ever tried to unmask error? I used to think I had to be knowledgeable about what was false in order to combat it. But focusing on what isn’t true (what’s fake) can be a stumbling block. Read More