Expectations make a difference. Some people have no expectations Some people have low expectations Some people have high expectations God has high expectations of himself. He always thinks, speaks and acts in the right ways. He always does so with a pure heart. Everything he does is with excellence, with integrity, with love, with faithfulness, … Continue reading What do you expect?
Where do you get the strength that you need for each day? Who or what guides your thoughts, emotions and decisions? How do you stay grounded in the truth and love? Jesus calls us to abide in him, remain close to him, walk with him daily. He called his first disciples to this type of … Continue reading Abide
A stumbling block in a literal sense is just what it sounds like: a block of wood, concrete or other material on the ground in the path that causes you to trip or stumble. In a figurative sense, a stumbling block can be an event, someone's behavior or something else that causes your progress to … Continue reading Stumbling Blocks
On the road to victorious Christian living, there are battles along the way. You have to overcome your pride, selfish desires and fears. You have to deal with challenges big and small that stand between you and the abundant life God wants you to experience. You battle against the world, the flesh and the devil. … Continue reading Winning Battles God’s Way
Kim and I had an amazing trip to Israel a few years ago. The Bible came alive in 3-D. When you stand on a particular hill in Jerusalem, you see a road that twists and turns through the hills, starting in Jerusalem and ending in Jericho. The valley below is known as "the valley of … Continue reading Walking Through the Dark Valleys