So much of the forgiveness I offer to others is conditional. The mercy I extend is often not free and clear. Sometimes the forgiveness I give to others still clings to sinful thoughts…
Our motivation can drive to us act and accomplish many great things, but it can also lead us to do harmful things to others. It can be challenging to discern our true motives for our actions. I know I am quite good at convincing myself that my selfish motives are really for the benefit of […]Read More What Motivates You?
In Mark 10:46-52, we read about a blind man named Bartimaeus who was sitting by the road begging “when he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene (47, NASB)” approaching with a large crowd. He immediately cries out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me (47)!” Many in the crowd tell him to be […]Read More Have Mercy On Me
What is the proper attitude when we approach God in prayer with petitions? At times it is difficult to discern if our requests are simply our own desires or if they reflect God’s desires. If we pursue a heart for God, our petitions to God should also be a desire for God’s will in our […]Read More Prayer Journey — Poised for Prayer