Naïve Expectations

Naïve Expectations

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 2, 2015  He says to himself, “Nothing will shake me; I’ll always be happy and never have trouble. Psalm 10:6 There is no such thing as a trouble free life. Thinking so is naïve, presumptive and proud. Pride instills false confidence and unrealistic…

Liberated by Love

Liberated by Love

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 31, 2015  To him [Jesus] who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood. Revelation 1:5 As a nineteen year old freshman in college, I was shackled by my sins. I felt chained to my past pain, held captive…

Tempered Talk…

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 29, 2015 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. Proverbs 10:19   Tempered talk is evidence of wise conversation. It is when our words are many that we run the risk of soliciting sin. Increased…

Four Ways to Love Yourself

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 28, 2015  Love your neighbor as yourself. Matthew 22:39  What? Self love sounds narcissistic. It can be, but the self love the Bible teaches results in selflessness. Dignity and respect for ourselves develops dignity and respect for others. A healthy love of ourselves…

Life Together

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 27, 2015 Guest Writer: Meet my son-in-law Tripp Prince. We are blessed to have him as our guest writer. Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up the other; but woe to…

Lips of Children

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – August 26, 2015 From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise because of your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Psalm 8:2 The lips of children lift up the greatness of God in praise and adoration. They do not…