There’s no doubt each and every one of us struggles with sin. From the moment we were conceived we inherited our sinful, fallen nature. So as Christians, how do we fight the daily battle against sin? How can we be free from the torment. . .
The tendency toward people-pleasing is one of the most hindering and even dangerous habits that Christians can slip into. Part of the danger is that we don’t even recognize its presence – or worse, we don’t really care whether we repent of it or not. . .
When I first encountered this verse, right away I knew I had to mark it, because of its imagery, and the promise that it contained. I was prepared to write this devotional about seeking God wholly, but upon further study of this verse. . .
Do you display unrighteous anger? It’s something I have struggled with since early in life. I am in my 40’s and I still fight this battle that rears its ugly head. I would be lying if I said it only happens periodically; it’s a sin that I fail at habitually. . .
We live in a “me” generation, especially when it comes to salvation and Christianity. People somehow always turn the focus on themselves instead of on the One who truly deserves the credit. We love to believe we have something to do. . .
When I consider the magnitude of grief that Job was experiencing as accounted in this portion of Scripture – a magnitude which I have never known and can scarcely even wrap my head around – I am awe struck at his response. .
We all go through seasons in the valley, the seasons where we feel that God is silent, but take heart, there is nothing new about God’s “silence” and we cannot base our faith on what we feel. Silence happens to us all. . .
Have you ever had someone say to you; “I think God is ___”, or “I don’t think God would ___”, or maybe even heard someone say “God is not like that”. Those phrases are just a drop in the bucket compared to what floats around about God. . .