I had been walking with Jesus in real relationship just a few short years when my husband, whom I loved so very much, committed suicide and left me caring for our chronically ill one-year-old and three-year-old sons. My life had turned out far from what I had planned or expected. As much as I hadContinue reading “When Your Life Disappoints You”
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I see the effect of those who do this, don’t you?
The Apostle Paul said, “Meditate on these things, give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.” (I Tim 4:15) Slow down.Sit still.Clear your mind. Give yourself ENTIRELY to thinking about the things of God. Well, I’ll just check my phone first. I probably should throw in a load of laundry.Continue reading “I see the effect of those who do this, don’t you?”
Have you noticed this?
Right after Paul talks about the responsibility Christians have to speak truth from sound doctrine, he talks about his sin-filled past. (1 Tim 1:3-17) I think it was very intentional. Paul surely knew that as soon as we endeavor to share truth with others about the right way to live, the enemy will remind usContinue reading “Have you noticed this?”
Don’t grow weary.
There is nothing like the right word, at just the right time, to lift your soul. Paul is about to set his pen down on his second letter to the believers in Thessalonica, when he says, “But as for you, brethren, do not grow weary in doing good.” (2 Thess 3:13) And my weary, wornContinue reading “Don’t grow weary.”