In our Western culture, no one wants to wait. Microwave dinners, immediate responses to text messages, and posting pictures of your vacation online while you're still on vacation are three examples. Our smart phones have not helped our attention spans, and they have not helped us to become more patient. Sometimes life circumstances force us … Continue reading Waiting
Authentic Christians seek to follow Jesus in every way. Like Jesus did when he walked the earth, we seek to totally give ourselves to God. He is our king. He wants what is best for us. He wants what is best for everyone else too, and the way we live our lives impacts others. The … Continue reading The Way You Live Impacts Others
The Bible says that Jesus is God-in-the-flesh. The Bible says that God is love. To say it another way: Jesus = God God = love Jesus = love Here are some descriptive words to show us what true love looks like: Love is patient, love is kind. Love does not envy, is not boastful, is … Continue reading What does true love look like?
Dear friends, don’t let this one thing escape you: With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. The Lord does not delay His promise, as some understand delay, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish but all to come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:8-9) … Continue reading Do You Want What God Wants?