If the Lord is God, follow Him

Deciding to follow Jesus is an “all in” commitment.  It is not Jesus plus something else.  Not a little bit of Jesus here and a little bit of another “god” there. Jesus is not just one of many ingredients we combine to try to come up with our own recipe for happiness and fulfillment.  He … Continue reading If the Lord is God, follow Him

Recycled Lessons

I’ve always seen glaring similarities between the Israelites during their desert wanderings and my own walk with the Lord.  They’re praising and worshipping one day, then grumbling and complaining the next.  One moment they’re walking with God and obeying his commandments and the next they’ve forgotten all about him and have turned to other gods. … Continue reading Recycled Lessons

Complacency

"For simpletons turn away from me—to death. Fools are destroyed by their own complacency. But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm.” (Proverbs 1:32, 33 NLT) Complacency: a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, defect, or the like; self-satisfaction or smug … Continue reading Complacency