Seeking God

Earthly gain is a powerful force that can draw us away from God. In the Old Testament, Solomon provides a good example. Initially he was devoted to God, serving as an example to others of living for God, but that did not last. His wealth was immense, so much so that silver was not considered […]

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The All Powerful Self

Self is a powerful thing. It can puff us up and make us feel self righteous. It can inflate our ego to the point of self worship. It can beat others down to raise us up. Self can drive us to do things that solely benefit us. Self is a ravenous beast that is never […]

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“Look What I’ve Done!”

In the last verse of Daniel 4, there is a line that grabs my attention: “And those who walk in pride he is able to humble (4:37, NIV).” What is it about pride that tempts us to inflate our ego and take credit for accomplishments that belong to God? Why must we be humbled before […]

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Faith Walk

I fight the words from within
Feelings that make me weep
Whispering, “You’ll never win.”
Memories I don’t want to keep

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