Don’t forget the God factor. God chose to show His favor to Noah. He didn’t have to do that, despite Noah’s positive actions. We know God will do His part, but what was Noah’s part, our part, of the equation?
If someone stands between two warring parties we call that person a peacekeeper; they valiantly pacify each angry, immature outburst. This may seem like a good thing sometimes, but often it actually enables bad behavior and avoids the root problem.Read more "War Or Peace?"
Have your children ever disappointed you? You taught them correctly. You told them exactly what they were supposed to do and for some inexplicable reason they didn’t obey? Why? They knew it was wrong yet they ignored you, choosing to do whatever they wanted. Ouch!Read more "God’s Regret"
Clean hands and pure hearts don’t happen by accident. They are washed and scrubbed by someone who is more pure, clean, and perfect than we can currently imagineRead more "Only the Pure in Heart"
It’s hard to argue with people and walk with them at the same time. You can discuss and reason while you walk. It’s difficult to do that while running, hurrying though life. Enoch encourages us to slow down and take a walk with God, to discuss life and aquire His wisdom.Read more "Walking With God"
We long to be satisfied with decadent Pinterest recipes while we know many other people would be satisfied with a single bread crust. Should we feel guilty? Maybe, but Jesus wants us to translate that physical desire into a spiritual longing.Read more "Sweet Scriptures"
The Bible does not skirt the issue of sin’s consequences. Breaking the United States’ penal code means you will be punished according to that law, and breaking God’s law requires repercussions.Read more "Taking the Punishment"