What if all God had to offer was a box of tissues? You know, like that commercial where the man sits out in the street and people come and bear their soul only to be sent away with a tissue and a hug. That’s not much help is it? God is much more serious than a box of tissues. He is more than a hug and a wave goodbye. He is the God who can actually do something about our troubled lives. That’s great news, because, the truth be told, we are......
Every day there is a new book on the religious book shelf; some new way to happiness and bliss, and some new guru ready to make a fortune off their new take on life. They are light, entertaining and, some say, empowering. But the power is all you. And like the soup du jour, its promises and your power are here today and gone tomorrow. You can neither keep up with nor live up to all the things you plan to do to “save’ yourself from your sin and misery. Thankfully there......
James 3:17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. There are two kinds of wisdom– God’s and man’s. Man’s wisdom is earthly. It lacks an ability to help us live God’s way in God’s world. God’s wisdom, however, is from Him so it is from above. It is from the SUMMIT and it is WISE. As James says, it is “pure, peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.” No......