Matthew 7: Selecting the Sacred

“Don’t give precious things to dogs. Don’t cast your pearls before swine. If you do, the pigs will trample the pearls with their little pigs’ feet, and then they will turn back and attack you(Mt. 7:6, VOICE).” As soon as we begin reading Matthew 7, we are met with this realization that we need to…… Continue reading Matthew 7: Selecting the Sacred

Choosing Jesus: Choosing Transformation

One of the rules I want my life to be governed by, is a life of participating in Sabbath. Its benefits far exceed its risks of maintaining an overly busy lifestyle. This is a choice I make. Some weekends, that choice is more difficult to maintain. But, it is still a choice. In Order to…… Continue reading Choosing Jesus: Choosing Transformation

MMS – Trust

For the month of October, I am joining many bloggers in a challenge to write every single day for 31 days. I learned about this challenge through another challenge I participate in most weeks. The “Five Minute Friday” challenge is going to expand to last the whole month! Each entry, will be five minutes unedited…… Continue reading MMS – Trust

The Gift of Self-Control

I am coming to realize my need for self-control. It keeps me from flying off the handle at anyone and everyone. I am noticing it is a daily thing that spares me from unnecessary situations and consequences that I desperately want to avoid. Self-control.  Just like God’s grace, it is something God uses to hold…… Continue reading The Gift of Self-Control

Run with Purpose

Are we holding fast to the Word of God? In the Amplified translation, it is a bit different: “Holding out [to it] and offering [to all men] the Word of Life, so that in the day of Christ I may have something of which exultantly to rejoice and glory in that I did not run my…… Continue reading Run with Purpose