What is one of the ultimate expressions of love? Sacrifice. We might think of the direst of examples, like laying down your life for someone else.
The idea of one providing an example for another is very common in media. One of the greatest instances is Mr. Miyagi
When one receives prescription glasses, they are only helpful if the prescription is correct. If not, their ability to see will be limited.
Tim Keller writes in The Reason for God, “Freedom cannot be defined in strictly negative terms, as the absence of confinement
Good soil requires cultivation. A good way to cultivate the soul is learning to rest well. Tim Keller says, “All of us are haunted by
Sometimes our inability to see the kingdom of God properly stems from an inability to look beyond the obvious.
“The idea of preparing the way of the LORD is a word picture because the real preparation must take place in our hearts.
Have you written a script for God, indicating many of your life steps, thinking he’ll automatically read it, approve it, and
Love is the result of the grace we’ve been given in Christ—yet we’re often motivated by fear. In an article in Psychology Today
Keller writes, “What is the environment that liberates us if we confine ourselves to it, like water liberates the fish? Love.
A ballast for a boat keeps it from capsizing even in harsh waves. We can easily be tossed to and fro by our circumstances.
Farming takes a lot of work. Growing takes a lot of work. The kingdom of God is like a field where a farmer planted seeds.
Our dependence on God shows the relationship we have with him. In the movie Gladiator, Maximus, though he is at first a general
Have you ever heard the saying that concentration breeds conformity? When you concentrate on something long enough, you begin to
Have you ever almost drowned or known someone who has been in that position? It’s a pretty frightening scenario to be in.
Social media has become the photo album of the day, highlighting everyone’s best times and memories
In the 1960s, Charles Hummel wrote a small pamphlet that became widely used in business networks. It was entitled The Tyranny of the Urgent
We do not live in a culture that elevates self-denial. Most often we are told we “deserve” to indulge, to be happy, to put ourselves first.
Do you remember the Verizon guy who switched to Sprint , who was always asking the person on the other end of the phone
In The Problem of Pain, C. S. Lewis writes of how pain can refine us and how though we would wish for it less, yet it creates a work of art