Hebrews 2:14-15 connects the “fear of death” with our willingness to sin. Why? Because we sin when we get afraid we’ll lose what makes us feel alive.
Some prisoners never escape.Others do. It helps to know which guard has the key to your chains and whether they’re on your side.Read more
Satan keeps God at arm’s length. Did you realize that when you keep God at arm’s length you’re following the wishes of the evil one?
“BEASTS IN THE BASEMENT” – what an intriguing title for a men’s retreat. I’d go to it if I were a guy. The title’s not only intriguing – it’s accurate. Men do have “beasts” and they do hide them in their “basements.” But the title’s also incomplete. Women too have beasts (and basements in which we hide them).Read more
I was meeting with someone who hated me. I had to meet with her – I knew that – but it took all I had just to show up. I hated the encounters as much as she did. And I was frightened by them. My heart pounded when I saw her; relief flooded me when she left. Relief … and discouragement. Our time together seemed a total waste. Then God gifted me with words which challenged my fears and changed my emotions. His words brought me courage; they gave me hope:Read more