Tag: obey

On Serving God

On Serving God

The Bible enjoins us to serve God. “Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;” (Rom 12:11). The Thessalonians, we are told, “turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God.” But if I serve…

A List To Live By

A List To Live By

People love lists. We write task lists. Gift lists. Grocery lists. Project lists. And wish lists. Lists are an easy way to help us remember things that are important. To prod us. To incentivize us. And to keep track of…

A LETTER TO GOD

A LETTER TO GOD

The following thoughts contained in this letter no doubt express the sentiments of many who are negligent. Do they express your sentiments??? 1001 Excuses Avenue Careless, IN (USA)   Dear God in Heaven, For several months I have intended to…

WORD OF THE WEEK: GOAL

WORD OF THE WEEK: GOAL

In his book, Making the Most of Life, Leroy Brownlow tells a story about an accomplished marksmen who was passing through a small community one day. Soon he saw evidence of amazing shooting skills. On barns, trees, fences, everywhere there…

THE OLD PADDED CROSS

THE OLD PADDED CROSS

“Well, here I am Lord. You said, “Take up your cross,” and I’m here to do just that. It’s not easy, you know, this self-denial thing. I mean to go through with it. Yes Sir, I bet you wish that…