What a gorgeous last day of January!
The park was full of folks soaking up the sun
I just read a thought provoking post . . .
This may come as a surprise to you, but temptation has more to do with belief than it does behavior. Every temptation to sin (going all the way back to the Garden of Eden) is, at its root, a temptation to disbelieve the gospel.
Click on over to Tullian Tchividjian’s blog, Liberate, and read it for yourself. Well worth the 5 minutes it will take.
Just read a good article about Billy Graham.
” . . . recalling an incident a few years ago when his wife, Ruth, who has since passed away, remarked that “If God doesn’t punish America, He’ll have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah,”
Click the link for the whole article.
I realize that it has been really quiet here for a while now. We were swamped with work and then immediately transitioned to a vacation. The vacation is winding down and we are just now really relaxing. Hopefully I can get back to posting on a more regular basis soon.
This morning I read, what I thought was, a pretty good article on the stuff we accumulate.
In short, a family’s desire to save time ended up costing space and creating anxiety. Finally, he postulated families could reclaim their homes and stress levels if they became more comfortable with letting things go.
The inflow of objects is relentless. The outflow is not. We don’t have rituals, mechanisms, for getting rid of stuff.
An online, daily devotional website, named Drawing Near is going to spend the month of March focusing on prayer.
God wants you to be diligent and faithful in prayer. With that goal in mind we will devote this month to a study of prayer from two texts: Daniel’s prayer in Daniel 9:1-19, and the disciples’ prayer in Matthew 6:9-13. Both are models of majestic, effective prayer.
Won’t you join me?