Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.1 Samuel 16:17-18 So this guy, was, well, let’s … Continue reading What are we suppose to be?
From Master Class: Instruction in the Mastery of Wisdom - Lesson Two Proverbs 2:1–51 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; 2 so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; 3 yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice … Continue reading The Combination
What is our mission in life? We exist to glorify God How do we do that? Live a holy lifeSave the lostMake disciplesPlant churches This is our mission. The mission is all there is. Don’t let anyone or anything steal from you the clarity of why you are here.
There are professing Christians who have a secret life. They have quietly constructed their private world. They sneak away and enjoy their choice sin. The rest of the time they play the part of a true believer. You have others who to this are a mirror. They believe, but it is a secret. They pretend … Continue reading Pretending
O living always, always dying! O the burials of me past and present, O me while I stride ahead, material, visible, imperious as ever; O me, what I was for years, now dead, (I lament not, I am content;) O to disengage myself from those corpses of me, which I turn and look at where … Continue reading O Living Always, Always Dying
I need to lose weight. I should go with a low fat diet — no, low carb. I really want to learn a language and a musical instrument. I must foster a significant career and read a book a week. I really want lean body mass. I need to bulk up a bit. I should … Continue reading Productivity is a Sin