Run From It!
The Apostle Paul warns us to run from sin. In my opinion, not running away from it is a dangerous carnal miscalculation. It would be a very bad choice that leads to destruction. Sin will entice and entrap us, and
Entitled to Nothing – Expecting Something
I have always struggled against a personal sense of entitlement. I’m easily tempted to say things like, “I deserve it” or “I worked hard for it” or “As a child of God, it’s my right to have it.” I know these things are really expressions of my carnality and pride. In fact, whenever I say…
Don’t Poke the Bear Unless You Can Kill It.
In Judges, Chapter 15:4-5, Samson tied the tails of 300 foxes together in pairs, lit their tails on fire and sent them into the Philistines’ grain fields. It was a foolhardy act of revenge. It was like poking a bear in the eye.
Making a Bad Thing of a Good Thing
I love listening to Pastor Alistair Begg. I recently bought one of his books, titled, “On Being a Pastor.” As I was reading it, I came across something that struck me as profound.
Do not waste the Tests.
Even though God promises us the desires of our hearts, there are times and seasons when our desires are delayed or seem to be denied. Why is this? I
Thoughts on Psalm 131
As I was reading Psalm 131 (NKJV) during my morning devotionals, God spoke so loudly through it that I wanted to share it with you. It is a short psalm, only three verses. The first verse says,
The Proper Perspective
When it comes to what we think about people, it is human nature for our prior opinions to influence our current judgments or choices. In addition, we are easily tempted to compare ourselves to others by
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