Tag Archives: Marriage

One Foot in Front of the Other

When the trail of life gets long, it often comes down to simply putting-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other. It’s the point where the scenery is no longer inspiring, the small talk isn’t interesting, the pack has gotten heavy and rest seems far away. In … Continue reading

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Love is…

The word “love” is often used carelessly. In the Bible, however, the word love carries much more weight than just feelings that come and go, it involves an act of the will. It describes a “decided” love between people, love … Continue reading

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Stronger Together

In the ancient world, Hittite craftsmen made bows by layering materials that were held together by a simple, but surprisingly strong glue. The “composite” design shot arrows faster and made the bow more durable. Modern technology has made many improvements, but the composite principle discovered long … Continue reading

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Whatever Actually Means Whatever

Details can be important. For example, one wrong calculation can cause a spaceship to miss its target by thousands of miles, and a decimal point can turn a good business deal into a disaster. As a former Pharisee, Paul was … Continue reading

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Watch Your Step

Banana peels are slippery. Thankfully it’s not common to see one on the sidewalks, but there’s a lot of spiritual “banana peels” tossed onto a disciple’s path each day. The danger is getting too comfortable with their presence, which can lead … Continue reading

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Overcoming

Evil is restless. It’s never content with marginal status, and the Bible teaches that a proper defense is actually a posture of offense. In Romans chapter 12, there’s a series of directives given for the active, grace-filled life. There are things like … Continue reading

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Wisdom 4.23

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23 NIV The enemy is always scattering seeds of doubt, fear, anger, lust, jealousy (and other things) that aren’t of the Lord. The battle to … Continue reading

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