Joseph’s 5 Steps To Avoid Temptation: Genesis 39

Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, Simone Contarini, Italian, about 1640 (Photo Credit: AlainTruong.com)

Today I started reading Drew Dyck’s excellent book Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets of Self Control from the Bible and Brain Science (A guide for sinners, quitters, and procrastinators). And tomorrow I’m going to NBA Summer League with my nephew Kassidy, so inspired by Drew Dyck, here’s one from the archives: Continue reading

Can God Use Even Me? (Another setback in my quest to love like Jesus)

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“I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.”

Exodus 3:3

Another Setback In My Quest To Love Like Jesus

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Things I Heard In Church: Smooth Sailing Doesn’t Mean You’re In God’s Will

 

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Bullies, Bitterness, and Forgiveness

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“Unoffended”: Zombies, Bad Intentions, And People Who Love Like Jesus

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“If you loved me, you would have rejoiced”

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Why I’m Glad God Chose Joseph for the first Christmas

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Hand of Mercy

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Unexpected Troubling News This Christmas

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Jesus’ Peace vs. The World’s Peace

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“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

John 14:27

‘Tis the season when we celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Prince of Peace. Continue reading

People I Know Who Most Resemble Jesus: Hold Lightly

People like Jesus hold expectations lightly

I’ve noticed the people I know who most resemble Jesus, hold on to their expectations ever so lightly.

[Image by Matt Reinbold via Wikimedia – Labeled for reuse on Google Images. Creative Commons, Text added from GodRunning.com.]