Throughout the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, God gives people choices. These choices include: disobedience or obedience, death or life, sin or righteousness, pride or humility, stinginess or generosity, unbelief or faith, cursing or blessing, and grumbling or thankfulness to name only a few. Life teems with choices. Most times, ...Read More »
“That’s Just Me,” An Excuse for Bad Behavior?
Have you ever told someone, “That’s just me,”? That comment usually follows someone’s criticism of our character or a habit. It’s a defensive punch, with an implied offensive follow up: “You’re being judgmental and unfair.” Is this a valid excuse for bad behavior? Recently, I helped a friend administer the ...Read More »
When Forgiveness Isn’t Easy
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. -1 John 1:9 If there is one lesson that the Lord teaches us all it is how to we are to learn to be good forgivers. It’s ...Read More »
How To Find Happiness–Trust In God
There is an inextricable link between your happiness and who you rely on. We all rely on somebody or something. The following list encompasses the psychology of 99% of most of us. 1. Self-reliance–self-explanatory: This is when a person relies upon himself to find happiness and purpose in life. Many ...Read More »
Where is the Teenage/ Millennial Work Ethic?
A constant complaint I hear (and sometimes administer) is that the work ethic of the “younger generation” is terrible and anemic. It may sound like I’m an “old fogie”, but at 40 years old I don’t quite consider myself as part of the elderly. (Disclaimer: I realize that not all ...Read More »