I want to walk to God's heartbeat. Don't you? Then why do we so often take the easy way out? Our early church fathers, the early missionaries, and even Christ himself purposely chose the hard way, the way of self-denial. They chose to follow God's way - regardless of the cost and even when it … Continue reading Walking to God’s Heartbeat
Work and vocation, as instituted by God, are good. Scripture opens with God at work, creating the entire world and giving man and woman their first occupations: farming and homemaking. He set them to care for the earth, work for their own living, and make or grow what they needed. And although Israel always remained … Continue reading Occupations in Bible Times Part 1: In the Home and Field
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What's the point of marriage? The topic of marriage cropped up at a recent neighborhood Christmas dinner, after they learned that Hubby and I have been happily married 43 years. "What's your secret?" they asked with both incredulity and admiration. But one middle-aged couple stated, "We see no point in getting married. And besides, I … Continue reading God's Plan for Marriage
We can only achieve consistency step by step. Our church had a blessing tree for Christmas 2017, which blessed my life in a special way. We each received an ornament for the church tree on which we were to write our greatest blessing of the year. Mine was gentleness. God had dealt with me about … Continue reading Moving Forward with Consistency: My Word for 2020
How to make resolutions more than ineffectual band-aids. It's time once again to ring in a new year. Which for many means making New Year's resolutions. But based on both statistics and personal experience, I find that New Year's Resolutions don't work! So if you failed to keep last year's resolutions, take heart. You're not alone! We've … Continue reading Resolutions or Solutions?