Weeds

Weeds

“…cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you and you shall eat of the plants of the field” (Genesis 3:17-18). Sandy and I spent the week surrounding the Fourth of July at...
Afflictions and the Word of God

Afflictions and the Word of God

“Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word. It was good for me that I was afflicted, that I may learn Your statute” (Psalm 119:67 & 71). As Christians, God’s Word, The Holy Bible, is our rule for life. Its laws, its precepts,...
Seven Subtle Symptoms of Pride

Seven Subtle Symptoms of Pride

Seven Subtle Symptoms of Pride by Fabienne Harford Pride will kill you. Forever. Pride is the sin most likely to keep you from crying out for a Savior. Those who think they are well will not look for a doctor. As seriously dangerous as pride is, it’s equally hard to...
How to Distinguish the Holy Spirit from the Serpent

How to Distinguish the Holy Spirit from the Serpent

How to Distinguish the Holy Spirit from the Serpent FROM Sinclair Ferguson How do we distinguish the promptings of the Spirit of grace in His guiding and governing of our lives from the delusions of the spirit of the world and of our own sinful heart? This is a hugely...
THE PRACTICE OF REPENTANCE

THE PRACTICE OF REPENTANCE

THE PRACTICE OF REPENTANCE Ryan Kearns » found at http://theresurgence.com/ Most of us don’t naturally enjoy repenting when we’re wrong, but for leaders especially, repentance is a powerful, essential, and liberating practice. Sometimes, you are wrong. It is possibly...