This past weekend I had the opportunity to preach at our church on the topic of training to be Godly from 1 Timothy 4:7-8: “Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise … More Beyond Today, Beyond Yourself
“Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ” (Dietrich Bonhoeffer) … More Three Biblical Words to Know and Be Changed By (Disciple)
God has taught me recently that there are certain things which are only obtained through faith – and they need to come through faith (even if suffering is involved) because faith has great value. As you read this post, I’d like you to consider, “What is it in my life that God can only achieve through … More The Value of Faith
Jesus has a job for you to do. In Matthew 5:13 He tells His disciples, “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.” In his famous … More Stay Salty!
I love this simple Psalm of thanksgiving. A few months ago verse 4 jumped out at me like never before. As I was reading it, the Holy Spirit caused the phrase, “enter His gates with thanksgiving” to leap off the page into my heart. It was as if He was saying, “Andrew, do you want … More 5 Psalms for This Summer (Psalm 100)
There’s a reason this is the most famous Psalm, and one of the most quoted passages of scripture ever. In six verses, the 23rd Psalm takes us through contentment, restoration for our soul, hope in the valleys of life, and the promise of eternal life. While much could be written on this Psalm, I’d like to … More 5 Psalms For This Summer (Psalm 23)
In Psalm 8 we see two declarations: 1) that God is majestic and set apart as the divine Creator, and 2) that man is His prized creation. Man is just a “little lower than the heavenly beings” and He has made us ruler over the works of His hands. The highlight of this Psalm to … More 5 Psalms For This Summer (Psalm 8)
Want to be successful as a Christian? Ask God to make you like that tree planted by His living water – even if you are surrounded by desert, you will still prosper, because your roots will go down deep into Him. … More 5 Psalms For This Summer (Psalm 1)
God longs for us to be people who can process our anger and then take a constructive action rather than destructive. … More Anger Management
Life is better on the other side of whatever He’s asking you to give up or take on.
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