My Worst Enemy

I won’t waste your time:  My worst enemy is my own sin.   I am always tempted to look at what others have done to me, or are currently doing to me, or how I'm being shortchanged in a certain way as my biggest problem.  It makes sense to a shortsighted, self-centered mind.   "The... Continue Reading →

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There Will Be Pain

If you are not prepared to see setbacks, you are not prepared to see the Christian life.   If, however, you are simply not prepared to withstand setbacks, then you actually have one of the ingredients necessary for the Christian life:  Broken, incapable humanity.    One thing you must not be able to do if... Continue Reading →

A Catechism for Our Day

The Word of God is always relevant.  And our hearts will be healthier when they are brought under it. A Christian who brings Scripture and the God of Scripture to bear on his thoughts, emotions, choices, philosophy, theology, self-talk, vocation, family dynamic, behaviors, hobbies, and habits will be a Christian whose spiritual muscles and bones... Continue Reading →

Let This War Kill Him

One of the most freeing parts about being a Christian is being on the right side in a war that's already been won.   And one of the villains who has been laid down in that war is all of the worst things inside of yourself.   We're preaching through the Sermon on the Mount... Continue Reading →

15 Seconds On Sin Killing Things

   Death entered the world when Satan made sin look promising.  And death enters a life, a marriage, a home, a mind when we believe him again.   Don't be enticed by pornography.  Don't be enticed by the idea of divorce.  Don't be seduced by or attracted to the prospects of gossip, deceit, or greed.... Continue Reading →

30 Seconds for Father’s Day

   My Heavenly Father, the One who sent His Son Jesus to save selfish people like me, is slow to anger and abounding in rock-steady love.  He always tells the truth.  He forgives the wrongs done against Him.  He gives profoundly beautiful gifts, chief among them His Holy Spirit.  He disciplines me in order to... Continue Reading →

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