Posts in Faith
You can only pick one

Sometimes we get confused about what we should set our sights upon. We get influenced by commercials or feel envy when someone’s “something new” looks really, really good. But we can only love one master, and I’ve made my choice. I choose Jesus.

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The roar of the Holy Spirit

I used to think of the Holy Spirit as a docile whisperer, nudging me toward something God wanted me to do, see, or think. But in the Book of Acts, the Spirit isn’t exactly polite or gentle. It comes like a lion, fierce and bold and calling for immediate action!

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God doesn’t make junk—on loving ourselves

When we despise our bodies, or when we allow others to make us feel anything less than wonderful, we’re not just picking on ourselves. We’re picking at the glorious creation of our heavenly Father. My latest blog.

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There’s no thing as ‘just a toe’

I didn’t really see why it was such a big deal if I said a bad word here or there or told a little fib to preserve the feelings of a sensitive friend. Yet here’s the thing: Sin is defined as when we offend God. It’s when we put something of the world before God, or when we take the easy, feel-good path instead of the right or honorable one.

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Loving God like my dog would

Thinking about our dog and his great capacity for love, I wonder if the way I’m treating God, the center of my universe, stacks up. When God calls or whispers, do I say, “Yes! God! I’m here!” all eager and excited, ready to drop all my plans for Him? Or do I put him off, ask Him to hang on while I take care of whatever I was doing?

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