Tag Archives: obedience

Wanting More

Taken from Deuteronomy 30:15-20 If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God, which I enjoin on you today, loving him, and walking in his ways, and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees, you will live and grow numerous, … Continue reading

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The More You are Given

The more you are given, the more you expect. The more you make, the more you spend. The more power you have, the more power you want. The more control you think you have, the more obsessive you become. The … Continue reading

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Dare to Be an Andrew

I dare you to be an Andrew. The first disciple of Christ.  The first to really understand who Jesus was: the Messiah.  A top notch evangelizer (He brought along his brother, Peter). Andrew paved the way for all of us.  … Continue reading

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Clothing Yourself With Dirty Laundry

The other day I had an ordinary, everday conversation with my son that went like this: Me, “TJ, please take a shower (because he smells after a bike ride).” TJ: “OK” Me: “TJ – did you just shower and put … Continue reading

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Discipline and Obedience

My husband, Pete, has suffered from chronic back pain for many years now. About ten years ago, he went to his doctor who after a series of tests sent him to a physical therapist for what he called a “slipped … Continue reading

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Why Do You Go to Church?

As I sat at the kitchen table talking with a friend, she said to me, “Why do you have to go to church every Sunday?  Can’t you just pray at home?”  I thought about it for a moment before I … Continue reading

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The Ugly Skill of Rationalizing

“Rationalizing has nothing to do with God.”  I uttered those words to my small bible study group the other day.  Yes, that group of girls that are all Freshman this year, just looked at me.  We had been discussing what … Continue reading

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