Tag Archives: Parenting

Temperature

Are you a thermometer or thermostat? Every time the thermostat in your home starts the heat or air-conditioning, it’s because the temperature needs adjustment; and based on its thermometer, action is called for. When a follower of Christ engages others, … Continue reading

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Wisdom 2.6

Who sets the boundaries of your steps? Along the path of life there are many voices speaking their version of “truth”. One of the common calls from the shadows is the phrase, “Follow your heart.” That may sound like wise … Continue reading

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Wrath

What would God’s wrath look like totally unleashed? Well, the Bible describes His judgment falling on the world during the Flood, His righteous anger burning against Sodom, and destruction of idolatrous groups like the Assyrians; but what would it look like … Continue reading

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Meditation

Is meditation compatible with the Christian life? Yes, if it’s the right kind. Biblical meditation is a directive in scripture. It clarifies cloudy judgment, establishes proper boundaries and measures forward progress. The Bible teaches this principle: “8Finally, brethren, whatever things … Continue reading

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Moses

Moses isn’t generally known for writing a Psalm, but he did. Psalm 90 is a record of his praise to the Lord. Have you ever thought about the years he kept sheep for Jethro after leaving Egypt the first time, … Continue reading

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On Fearing Failure

Have you ever been afraid to speak about the Bible or take a step of faith, for fear of getting it wrong? For example, you know someone who could use encouragement or loving admonishment, but intimidation crowds out the confidence. … Continue reading

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Wisdom 1.20

A person of wisdom may seem like someone who’s discovered the “secrets” of life, but in truth, they’re the ones who’ve noticed obvious things around themselves. Here’s how Solomon describes the visibility of wisdom: “Wisdom calls aloud outside; she raises … Continue reading

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