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The Only Feedback That Matters - #6670
Over and over in our family, when one or the other of us has been faced with a major life choice, we've given each other the advice that sometimes we tend to forget: "Go with the peace." After all, Jesus' smile expressed through the inner peace He gives you, is the only feedback that really matters.
More Than Shamrocks - #6626
St. Patrick was biographically credentialed to tell the Irish about Jesus. His life had apparently been crafted by God to make him a man who understood them, who they would listen to because of what he had experienced.
Leave the Choice To the Owner - #6624
When we use sex outside the boundaries of marriage, we start a chain reaction of guilt, loss of respect, loss of intimacy, future relationships, and ugly choices.
Follow That Voice - #6448
"Jesus went to a solitary place at daybreak." And we know that there's where He got in touch with His Father. He got in touch with the tower to sort out His priorities for the day. That's where you have to go daily. You have to go there early, and you have to go there alone and let God lay on your heart His "musts."
How to Flunk Out on God's Will - #6358
You know what God's will is? It's the natural next step taken by a Christian who's been following Jesus one day at a time. So you begin each day and you say something like this, "Lord, show me Your will for this 24 hours. In all my ways, in all my days - today in this 24 hours, what do You want me to do today?
How to Break a Log Jam - #6300
You have a powerful weapon to break the log jam - fervent, consistent prayer that God will do what only God can do - change that person's heart like He did Saul's. It's a weapon right within our reach...that prayer is. But it's one we so often fail to use.
Driving Hard On a Dead-End Road - #6237
Within your reach is the Jesus-road; the one that leads to life! He's waiting to welcome you, forgive you and then lead you onto the road you were made to be on!
How to Save Your Child - #6235
When we hold onto our child, we create a rebel or a robot. When we release our child to the God who gave that child to us, we cooperate with the great plan for which our child was created.
Your Feet in Two Canoes - #6163
Aren't you tired of being torn apart inside, trying to choose between your two masters; trying to live with your feet in two canoes? They continue to drift in opposite directions, and so do you. God has some straight talk to you, right from His Word in Joshua 24:15 , "Choose...this day whom you will serve." "Choose!" He said. And choose is what you're going to have to do. Choose the One who loves you most. Choose the One you'll be with forever. Choose Jesus.
Choice - a Christian perspective
Joshua presents the Israelites with a critical choice: serve God, or serve the false gods of their ancestors. He publicly states his decision to follow God.