Tag: Faithfulness

Is Spiritual Growth Worth the Work?

Do you ever get tired of striving to grow spiritually one baby step at a time – and sometimes going big steps backwards instead of forwards? Do you wonder if it’s truly “worth it” to practice self-control, to be consistent, to love the unlovely? Do you ever think… you’re going to heaven anyway, so what’s the big […]

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Steward What You Have

I just finished reading another book about stewardship. Some chapters were really great, and ended up with plenty of highlighted passages. Other chapters… well, I couldn’t really relate to them. Because I don’t have the resources they were talking about stewarding. I may have the same amount of time as the next person, but I certainly don’t have […]

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How to Master Daily Bible Reading

How is your daily Bible reading going? Have you been struggling to keep up? It can be a daunting thing to read certain chapters every single day, especially if you’re not used to that sort of discipline. But it’s worth the struggle, I promise you. Here are a few suggestions for staying faithful: 1. Determine what time […]

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Spiritual Discipline

Life is never calm or comfortable for very long. Hard things come. Chaos runs through our carefully made plans. And… life happens. And when life happens, when you get so overwhelmed with busyness, it gets harder to keep up with reading God’s Word every day. It gets harder to be at church whenever the doors are […]

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Learning from the Prophets

Right now, I’m in awe over the magnitude of our salvation: where it comes from, how it helps us now, what it gives us in eternity. You see, I’m working on memorizing 1 Peter 1 with the group over at Do Not Depart. And, true to form, as I memorize and internalize God’s Word – it changes me. […]

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What’s keeping you busy?

Imagine you leave your three kids home one day while you go out to run errands. Before you leave, you give them each a detailed list of things to do while you’re gone. They don’t know how long you’ll be gone – and are encouraged to get their work done first, before they enjoy some playtime. […]

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Running on Yesterday’s Fuel

I need some motivation. Or some suggestions. Or maybe both. Many of you have read about my goal to read through the whole Bible this year. I am still working on it. And I am thoroughly  enjoying it. I’m realizing the continuity and coherency of the Bible as a whole, in a way I’ve never […]

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