How does it strike you when someone claims to be â€œhearing from Godâ€? I was thinking the other day about how I've heard people claim to have been â€œhearing from God.â€ They relate these â€œhearingsâ€ as though they had some special connection to the Throne of Grace that the rest of us do not have. ~ Read more...
I’m Hearing From God; Here’s What He Told Me
Contentment: How Much Is Enough?
Contentment is not natural, but it can be learned One writer had this to say: We spend moreâ€¦ but we have less We buy moreâ€¦ but we enjoy it less We have bigger housesâ€¦ and smaller families We have more conveniencesâ€¦ but less time We have multiplied our posessionsâ€¦ but reduced our values We have Read More
Delight: The Goal of Scripture Memory
Do you get it? Can you see it? This "delight" thing is a benefit that God is offering to us. But as with most of Gods offers, it seems to contradict our experience and our common sense.
How To Live “In Perfect Peace” â€” Part 3
Today is Monday, November 14, 2011. On this same Monday in 1988, exactly 23 years ago, I was fired from my job. In my previous post I described how, for many months that followed, I was tormented by fear and by panic attacks. All of that took place before I know about the spiritual basis Read More
How To Live In Perfect Peace; Part 2
When I arrived at work on the morning of Monday, November 14, 1988, I was senior design engineer for a local manufacturing company. By mid-morning, I was not. I had been fired. For just a moment, try to imagine what that felt like. Or perhaps you donâ€™t have to imagine, because youâ€™ve been there. Youâ€™ve Read More
How To Live “In Perfect Peace” – Part 1
Have you ever noticed how a seemingly ordinary day can suddenly become memorable? Often you don't recognize those days until after they've happened. You look back and think, "Because that happened, this is a day I'll always remember." When I became aware of that "after-the-fact" aspect years ago, I decided to try to recognize "in Read More