Tag: Thought Life

How to Cure Sinful Thoughts

What is God’s prescription for fighting sinful thoughts? It starts with knowing Him — and His Word — intimately, and ends with obeying Him fully and faithfully. It includes learning to see things (i.e., sin) how He sees them, and responding to them how He responds; rejecting what He rejects; and pursuing hard after what […]

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God’s Prescription for Fighting Sinful Thoughts

Say the words “thought life” and one of the first verses that comes to most of our minds is Philippians 4:8. Even if you can’t quote it perfectly, you likely can recall a handful of the adjectives used. (Hint: they include true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, excellent, and praise-worthy.) If asked, I’m sure you could explain […]

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What Are You Learning?

This is supposed to be my post where I share what I’ve learned from my Bible reading this week. From the TTB12 readings. But, although I’ve kept up with the schedule, what I’ve been learning hasn’t really been in the daily readings. So what has God been teaching me? 1. Don’t try to analyze the […]

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Analyze This

I need to know I’m not alone here… I like to figure things out. I have a lot of health issues – some serious and some not so serious – and whenever something new comes up, I become obsessed with trying to figure out why it’s happening and what possibly caused it and how I […]

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What Is

What is, not what if. That’s how we are supposed to live. But so frequently, so consistently, we find ourselves wondering “what if.” What if that rash or sore throat is something more serious? What if my loved one was in an accident? What if my house catches fire while we’re away? What if the […]

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Whetting Your Appetite

Have you ever noticed that the more you do something, the more you want to do it? Think about it. Maybe you start watching geek stuff on tv (you know, science and history and discovery channel stuff). And the more of it you watch, the more “in tune” with it you become, and the more […]

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Music

It’s a controversial topic, a simple word surrounded by complex theories and discord. My intent with this post is not to preach, not to force my opinions down your throats, but rather to share something that God has been impressing upon my heart. To share His Word with you, that you might know Him better. […]

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