Teach Yourself

Are you a person who likes teaching others? Do you continually correct the faults you see in others? Do you talk about the faults of others but do not tell them? Have you taught yourself and fixed your own faults? It is easy to see the faults in others. We may even see our ownContinue reading “Teach Yourself”

Creative Obedience

Are you a person who needs checklists to maintain order? Do you need to be told exactly, step-by-step, what to do? Or are you a person who works best with general guidance? Do you work better when you can be creative to accomplish a task? In general, there are two types of people when itContinue reading “Creative Obedience”

Receive Your Requests

What is it you are looking for? What is it you desire? What do you long for and perhaps have been working several years to acquire? How have you gone about it? Are you going it alone or have you asked for help? We all desire something. There is something at the top of aContinue reading “Receive Your Requests”

Achieve Victory

Has the world gotten you down? Do you feel overburdened? Are you seeking relief? Are you looking for victory, even just a small victory? Have you asked for help? Have you asked the right person? There are times we all grow weary. It seems the entire world is against us. Nothing goes right. Everywhere weContinue reading “Achieve Victory”

Simple Not Easy

How well do you obey when you are told to do something? Is your initial reaction to rebel? Do you work harder at making excuses for not obeying than it would take to simply complete the task? Do you quickly take on the task, but fail to complete it? Or do you complete it asContinue reading “Simple Not Easy”

What Do You Say?

How do you determine what you believe about someone? How do you describe someone you know well? When someone asks you who someone you know is, how do you answer them? Who do you say Jesus is? We know many, many people. We know some better than we know others. We have gotten to knowContinue reading “What Do You Say?”

Circular Reference

Have you heard of a circular reference? If you have, you might be a computer programmer or web application developer. It is a term used to describe computer code in two different places within a program that refer to each other and nothing else. If by chance that code starts executing, it stays in aContinue reading “Circular Reference”

Putting Love Into Action

We hear the word love tossed around quite often. Of course, as mentioned in yesterday’s post, our word love is ambiguous compared to the Greek words used in the New Testament. We use one word to cover three words used by Jesus and his disciples. Today, we see Jesus switch words depending on who orContinue reading “Putting Love Into Action”

Intimate Knowledge

How well do you know your best friend? How well to you know your spouse, children, or parents? How well do you think they know you? Do you want to know them well? Do you want them to know you well? We know some people in our lives very well…or, at least we think weContinue reading “Intimate Knowledge”