What does each day look like for you? Is there an overflow of love, joy, peace, goodness, patience, kindness, gentleness, and self-control? I can tell you that I had an extra piece of dessert today at lunchtime (yes, the cookie from Panera Bread was indeed forced upon me!) so the “self-control” part wasn’t looking too good today. 960 more words
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The Bible is marvelous and life-giving. But here’s the thing, it can also be confusing, mysterious, and even a bit dull at times.
So, I’d like to share a simple way of studying the Bible for yourself and alongside friends, family, kids, arch nemeses, crazy cat ladies, scraggly mountain men, and everyone in between. 1,749 more words
“Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?” (Ecclesiastes 8:4)
Perhaps the archetype of absolute monarchs was Babylonia’s King Nebuchadnezzar, of whom the prophet Daniel could say, “Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory” (Daniel 2:37). 258 more words