Tag: change

Daily Reads 09.16.2019

Listening to songs for our daughter’s wedding and painting my son-in-law’s (to be) house to my daughter’s playlist, one song kept popping up. “More Like Love” by Ben Rector is a story of moving from the desire to be famous to the… Read More

Daily Reads 09.15.2019

Read: Philippians 1:9-10 Paul says it very plainly here. As we grow in love (for one another), understanding (of God’s mysterious plan) and knowledge (of God and his ways), we will know what really matters. All of this results in pure and… Read More

Daily Reads 09.13.2019

Besides that our character development is God’s idea and his work, what else really matters? It matters where your faith is placed. Do you trust yourself or do you trust God? Where is your faith based? Read: Philippians 3:3-9 Relying on myself… Read More

Daily Reads 09.12.2019

Today’s post is not spiritual or theological. It’s just downright practical. We face the question every day, “What really matters?” Read: Philippians 4:6-13 I came home from an all day event to find that my freezer was not working. The contents were… Read More

Daily Reads 09.11.2019

Read: Philippians 1:6, 2:12-13 It matters that the work God is doing in you is his initiative, his project. Let’s read that verse again: And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until… Read More

Daily Reads 09.08.2019

Read: Psalm 40 This psalm speaks to me of life as it is every day. We encounter trouble along the way, but God is there to walk with us. And his work in our lives brings forth praise in others. When we… Read More

Daily Reads 09.07.2019

Read: Psalm 40:1-3 I have a psychologist friend. He said he never wants to work harder than a client for change. You see, sometimes we see the change that needs to happen but we don’t want to work for it. What about… Read More

Daily Reads 09.06.2019

Maturity has nothing to do with eternity. Maturing in our faith continues to happen as long as we live. We never achieve that complete perfection this side of heaven. But we have the opportunity to grow in faith and in our experience… Read More

Daily Reads 09.05.2019

Maturity. What does that mean? Returning to the writer’s admonitions in Hebrews 6:1-4, it seems maturity means we are confident in the basic. Repenting from evil deeds, placing our faith in God, baptism, the resurrection of the dead and eternal judgment are… Read More

Daily Reads 09.04.2019

Read: Hebrews 6:1-4 We aren’t good Christians and bad Christians. You either follow Jesus or you don’t. But there is the aspect of maturity. I love watching my two-year-old granddaughter interact with her surroundings. This weekend while glamping, she rarely ate off… Read More