Trust God to shape your speech, and He will.

Becoming Slow(er) To Speak

I can’t be the only one who has always been hit with a pang of guilt when reading James’ urge to be “slow to speak” (James 1:19). Continue reading “Becoming Slow(er) To Speak”

If I act just like the disciples, then their antics are my assurance.

Jesus’ Love For His Clueless Disciples Is Assurance For Us

When reading through the Gospels, I am often struck with one thought: “Man, the disciples just didn’t get it.” Continue reading “Jesus’ Love For His Clueless Disciples Is Assurance For Us”

Are The Promises Yours?

It’s one thing to know something for other people, quite another to embrace it for yourself. Maybe it’s hypocrisy. Maybe it’s blindness to our own faults or needs. We all do it. Continue reading “Are The Promises Yours?”

We weren't created to be walking tombs.

The Making of a Walking, Breathing Mausoleum

Walk through an ancient cemetery and odds are that you will be enthralled with the grim beauty of the buildings around you. Old mausoleums are stately, if for no other reason than their weathered and whitewashed stonework. Yet, no matter how beautiful the tombs in a cemetery look on the outside, you know that to look inside would be a horrifying glimpse of decay and death. Continue reading “The Making of a Walking, Breathing Mausoleum”