My take away this week…

Never forget that when we are dealing with any pleasure in its healthy and normal and satisfying form, we are, in a sense, on the Enemy’s(God's) ground. I know we have won many a soul through pleasure. All the same, it is His invention, not ours. He made the pleasures: all our research so far has not enabled … Continue reading My take away this week…

It’s a war in here…

For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within me. (Romans 7:22-23) There are so many wars going on in the world around us. But … Continue reading It’s a war in here…

My take away this week

And so we press on. We press on with our memories, our hearts buoyed by a God who loves us and wants us to know Him deeply. We press on with our sense that life's not always fair. And we press on with the knowledge - and assurance - that even though we can't see … Continue reading My take away this week

Image of God

Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles. (Romans 1:22-23) Last Christmas season while I was visiting my cousin I heard a sermon. It talks about how the waiting period from Malachi … Continue reading Image of God

My take away this week

"When you read the biographies of world-changing men and women- whether it's Nelson Mandela or Steve Jobs- you find there's almost always an "exile" season. In other words, they experienced an apparent failure that ultimately enabled them to fulfill their purpose. The periods that seem the most unproductive often become most important. What's happening in … Continue reading My take away this week