Knowledge is a powerful tool, but it’s completely useless without the wisdom to wield it.
We must be owned by something.
It doesn’t matter if it’s work, or family, a car, or the dog. Maybe it’s your house, or even your cell phone.
God knows how susceptible we are to pride and warns us often of the damage that it can do to us! Pride can quickly lead to a hardening of the heart.
There is absolutely something to be said for remembering the old, we are to reflect on the good things that God has done, and praise His name for salvation, deliverance, grace and mercy.
Everyone knows the story of the Prodigal son, right?
It’s pretty common in pop culture – even if you’ve never been to a church, you know this story.
You know how, when you haven’t talked to someone in a long time, it can get more and more difficult to pick up the phone and call them? You know that the list of things that you will need to catch up on is just so long that even the idea of starting the conversation is exhausting. Relationships are like that – they take work.
God calls us to worship Him in all things
Once someone wrongs you, you have three choices – you can forgive them, you can hold a grudge, or you can exact your revenge.
Everything is richer to those who know the Lord. One who truly knows and loves Christ should find joy in everything that he faces (James 1:2-4). God brings to us a whole new way of looking at the world.
You cannot look upon creation and not see the hand of God. You may not recognize it as such, immediately or ever, but it remains the case that even “the heavens declare the Glory of God”