Done with the old self

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. – Colossians 3:8-10 One thing struck out at me when I was reading through […]

God is in charge of every situation

“ For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the LORD. – Isaiah 55:8 God works in some strange ways sometimes.  At least strange by our standards.  Take for instance God sending Saul to meet Samuel. Now the LORD had told Samuel in his ear the day before Saul came, saying, “Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man […]

Deaf to the Holy Spirit? Identifying what keeps you from hearing the Spirit

Just recently my son started preschool, and has since brought home every cold and flu he could find.  This has left my wife, Danae, and I sick frequently. Last week I was at work while fighting off a nasty flu, which, among other things, had stuffed up my sinuses and ears. It got so bad […]