God’s love cannot be measured by earthly scales and values. One day, sooner or later, we will all stand before him. What will matter in most in that moment is what must matter most in this moment! Do you live for what you can see or for what can’t be seen? The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the […]
The Christian life is not for spectators. The Christian life is for combatants. Christian combat is not like the combat of the world; our weapons are spiritual. What do your children see – spectators or combatants? If they see combatants, do they see the Spirit’s weapons deployed? As parents, we must be skilled at wisely and lovingly using the sword of the Spirit in the battles of life. We must depend wholly on the power of Christ. Human sarcasm, manipulation, anger, hurt feelings, and pride have no place in Christian combat. What do your children see? Where is your strength?