Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in his holiness (Heb. 12:10). "I'm doing this because I love you," God is saying. "Even if you don't understand or don't agree, please trust me that it's for your good."
- November 25, 2013 |
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens (Ps. 68:19). The kind of burden doesn't matter. He is the Burden-Bearer, who's waiting for us to offer our heavy, exhausting loads to him.
- October 21, 2013 |
Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight (Luke 24:31). The Mysterious Stranger is around, and I've committed myself to develop a listening ear.
- September 30, 2013 |
I went up by revelation, and communicated to them that gospel..., but privately to those who were of reputation, lest by any means I might run, or had run, in vain (Gal. 2:2). As one of my friends said, "It was Paul's reality check."
- September 23, 2013 |
I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense (1 John 2:1). I had sinned. It was just that simple, except it was different this time.
- July 29, 2013 |