What is Your Motive?

What is Your Motive?

  Do you worship God for the work you do, or do you adore the God of your work? Sometimes we begin to adore our spiritual success instead of being content to have the approval of God. As a child, I always was longing to get someone’s approval, and if I did not...
The Right Timing in Discernment

The Right Timing in Discernment

Have you ever met a person who seemed to look straight through you so that it was almost frightening? I do believe that God wants to give a strong sense of discernment to all of us. But we must be careful not to turn discernment into a mockery of criticism. The...
The Trap Offense

The Trap Offense

What makes people offended at the most trivial matters? Pride often causes us to be offended. Pride has its root in self and the Bible tells us to die to self; a dead man can never be offended. King Saul chose to be offended by David, the warrior, because David had...
Adopt a Better Way

Adopt a Better Way

Is it difficult for you to let go of the old way of doing things and adopt a newer, possibly better way? We had a darling car (if you can call a car ‘darling’) that had become my refuge. The moment I sat at the wheel she seemed to turn into my best friend, serving me...