At Peace with Your Enemies

At Peace with Your Enemies

When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. (Proverbs 16:7). We all desire more peace in our lives. After all, who wants daily doses of drama, discord, and discontentment? Additionally, no one wants enemies much less the...
Living in the Shadow of the Cross

Living in the Shadow of the Cross

But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. (Galatians 6:14) Being in something’s shadow usually requires close proximity to it. A tree’s shade provides me relief from...
Do I Truly and Intimately Know Jesus Christ?

Do I Truly and Intimately Know Jesus Christ?

Do I truly know Jesus Christ or do I know about Him? Do I crave an ongoing, deeper fellowship with Him or am I satisfied with my current level of familiarity? Is my soul restless with the constant pursuit of more intimate knowledge of Him and the applicable practice...