This series of 12 lessons covers the thirty-one chapters of wisdom given by King Solomon. Written in a series of comparisons, Proverbs deals with many different topics including: money, relationships, sin, and sex. Titles include: Sinful Paths * The Call to Real Life * Power of Life and Death * The Will of God The … Continue reading Proverbs: Wealth of Wisdom
Time. We take it for granted, yet complain we don’t have enough of it. Today’s society encourages people to work longer so they can earn more and buy more. As a result, attitudes about the value of work and the value of leisure have changed. Family, community, and personal enrichment...
What Would Jesus Do... with regard to vacations, hobbies, sports, amusements, break-times, fun & relaxing activities? For the answer, we take a trip back 6,000 years... Since Creation Week, God has taught that a scheduled, consistent period of rest is a good thing. God put down his paintbrush, He rested hands from forming and his … Continue reading WWJD: Pleasurable Pastimes?
I desire balance, yet it escapes me again today. What of it – where did it go? It is defined as “a state of equilibrium; equal distribution of weight.” Balance is “the ability to decide an outcome by throwing one’s influence/support to one side or the other.” In life, the rest that we call balance is our ongoing adjustments of endless relationships, movements, and accounts. It is the constant correction of imbalances that we will, hopefully, get better and better at controlling. Here a few ways the Lord is teaching me about balance – especially in the area of relationships.