understanding

What Will Never Be

Sorrow for what can never be does not diminish the joy of what you have been given.

The Joy of Understanding

Day 338 of Bible Reading Plan – Truly understanding enables us to overcome battles in our mind as we put on right-thinking from God’s word. And it was understanding God’s word that brought the greatest joy to the people Ezra read and taught God’s word to.

The Gift of Clarity

Why is it when someone mentions the words charismatic or anything to do with the exercising of God-given gifts some Christians react so strongly?

Mark’s Gospel: Possessions

Jesus smiled down at the man, instantly understanding that this was not a question rooted in humility. It was based in pride.

Freedom From the Porch of Weakness

I hate that I am part of this disgusting scene. Most sickening is the realization I did not have to be here. A prisoner to my long-term weakness.

What If God’s Word Isn’t About Us?

We must recognize that God’s promise is that He will never leave us despite the storms that come our way. The promise is NEVER that the storms won’t come.

Dangerous Portions

Most of my life, I have experienced a problem that many Christians (and most certainly the world) have when it comes to “feel-good” passages in the Bible. It’s what I call Dangerous Portions.

For My Fellow Survivors: Part 1

I actually would have loved for Jesus to just come and instantly heal my heart, mind, soul, and spirit all in one fell swoop. For whatever reason, that is not my story.

The Self-Existence of God

The intelligent boasts that there’s nothing they do not know or that there is nothing they cannot learn, but the humble admit that there’re some things they can never know.