God Does Not Want to Share You

The history of the Israelites shows how on-again, off-again they were with the Lord as they were led by kings that vacillated between walking in His ways and doing evil in His sight. Along the way, they allowed the gods of the of the lands surrounding them to permeate their lives. Even when they were … Continue reading God Does Not Want to Share You

Don’t envy… don’t boast

It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. - 1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4‬ ‭ Anytime we wish that we had things the way someone else does we will get ourself into trouble. Envy will change our entire focus and it will become the driving force behind all that we do. If we … Continue reading Don’t envy… don’t boast

Let go and let God

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of it's own. - Matthew 6:34 This is one of my go-to verses. One of the verses I memorized years ago and have called to mind many times - usually to remind someone else. But if I'm honest, … Continue reading Let go and let God

Godly Goal Setting

Goal setting... No matter what context, we seem to be regularly encouraged to set goals. You'll likely be asked more than once in your life, "What's your 5-year plan?" It seems a good idea to set goals.  To give yourself something to strive for. Sometimes my goal can be as simple as getting my house … Continue reading Godly Goal Setting

Living while we wait… Waiting while we live

We know that Jesus will return to earth someday.  The Bible assures us of this.  There are a lot of prophecies that speak about what his return will look like and how it will come about.  The study of eschatology is fascinating, and there are many who are educated in this area.  There are also … Continue reading Living while we wait… Waiting while we live

Why is everyone hungry for more

Why is everyone hungry for more? "More, more," they say. "More, more." I have God's more-than-enough, More joy in one ordinary day Than they get in all their shopping sprees. At day's end I'm ready for sound sleep, For you, God, have put my life back together. (Psalm 4:6-8 MSG) Materialism. It seems as though … Continue reading Why is everyone hungry for more