Category Archives: God is faithful

Religion vs Gospel

Found this here. Which refers to both Keller and Driscoll. Much here worth spending time on. Convicted by any of it? RELIGION: I obey-therefore I’m accepted. THE GOSPEL: I’m accepted-therefore I obey. RELIGION: Motivation is based on fear and insecurity. … Continue reading

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What is devastating?

More thoughts on my blog entry from Monday. I said I wasn’t feeling bad or scared, that this was terrible or devastating. That is true, but perhaps I can be clearer. Maybe I need to be clearer so I remember … Continue reading

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Just an update

It has been an interesting few days. Friends and family at home and church now know about my job situation. I have gotten three types of responses, and I am overwhelmed by the amount of love and concern that everyone … Continue reading

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What do you do when prayer is answered?

I have a dilemma and I’m going to share it with you. As you know, we went to the Ligonier National Conference and for 3 days we heard a stellar group of godly men preach in the holiness of God … Continue reading

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Are you afraid?

I am struggling with this just a bit. I have had this sitting in draft since September! I found a link to this article on the “real prosperity” gospel. It is convicting stuff. Especially if you are watching the news lately. … Continue reading

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Some recent thoughts

Just collecting some quotes and thoughts from this week. From The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton: Whoever you are, the land to which God has brought you is not like the land of Egypt from which you came out. … Continue reading

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Servant or greedy child?

God is working fast and furious on me. The lessons just keep coming. An attitude that I have been convicted of lately is my approach to home schooling Connor amidst my normal life. The ways I have been convicted are … Continue reading

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Mercy for the impetuous

I admit one of my spiritual battles is accepting that I get God’s grace when I mess up. I don’t know why this is so hard for my heart to figure out. I know it in my head and would … Continue reading

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Contentment

I found this blog post and found the rules for gaining contentment to be very encouraging. * Allow ourselves to complain of nothing, not even the weather. * Never picture ourselves in any circumstances in which we are not. * … Continue reading

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Andree Seu continues to challenge and inspire me

World Magazine has a columnist who hits home for me almost every time. Here is her latest from the Worldmag blog. Very good stuff! Owning It Written by ANDRÉE SEU October 3, 7:57 AM Read this half verse with me: “To … Continue reading

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