Somehow we often have the mistaken impression that getting even works–that scoring points at the expense of our neighbour elevates us somehow.
Have you ever been falsely accused? Have you been accused of wrong doing by someone you consider a friend?
Many believers suffer from a form of spiritual constipation. They are filled with anger, hurt and disappointment. But they are afraid to take their anguish to God.
When do you most need God?
The answer to that question is easy–when I’m in deep trouble. It’s natural to call out to God when I’m in some great or urgent need.
My greatest enemies are not parading around out in the open. They are lurking within. Pride and selfish ambition come dressed up in various disguises.
All too often our conversations with God are one sided. We blurt out our requests and rush off into our day. We don’t wait expectantly for the LORD’s reply.
As we trust in the LORD and look to Him, as a loving Father, He turns His face to us. The light of His face shines on us. Wow! That fills my heart with joy.
Have you ever noticed the prominent role that trees play in the Bible? In a very real sense the Bible is a story about trees.
Kisses are so close-up and personal, so intimate. Kisses are reserved for those special people in my life–people I know and trust–people I love.