You don’t always appreciate what you have until it’s gone. That thought occurred to me last week when the power steering went out in our car. I had to drive the car home and let me tell you, it was a workout just to turn a corner. Even trying to keep the car going straight […]
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What is God teaching you at this moment and are you receptive to its lesson? My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof, For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights. – Proverbs 3:11-12 (NASB)
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It’s been eleven years since I started this blog. I think there’s a lesson in its history. When I first launched 140 Character Christian in 2010, I didn’t know anything about blogging…
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“You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might (NASB).” So Deuteronomy 6:5 tells us. But what is our motivation for doing so? Is it to assure ourselves of eternal life with God. John 3:16 tells us, “For God so loved the world, […]
Read More Questioning Your Motives
The road in this life is filled with twists and turns. I’ve made wrong turns and ended up at dead ends. Some days the traveling is rough, full of bumps and ruts. Other days I’m stuck and unable to move. But you dear Lord — you call me, direct me, guide me; carefully pulling me […]
Read More Prayer Journey — Long Road
Bring me closer to you dear Lord. Show me your ways. There are many paths in this world to follow. Help me to see your path, the journey you have laid out for me. Give me eyes to see, wisdom to discern the right direction. Help me to persist when the path is rough, the […]
Read More Prayer Journey — The Right Path
There are times when he gives us a glimpse of what is to come so as not to overwhelm us; a time when we see His promises are true, that he desires good things for us.
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Envy is that fiery dart that the evil one uses to pierce you, to pierce your heart. Left inside of you, the dart causes an infection that can lead to strife, jealousy and even anger.
Read More “I’m More Envious Than You!”
The magi expressed their faith with their journey. Their physical journey ended when they saw Christ, the new-born King. But their faith journey continues. The magi do not listen to King Herod. Instead they listen to God and return home a different way.
Read More Don’t Stay in Jerusalem This Christmas and Miss Jesus