So simple. 2 verses. Yet so hard. So hard that we can’t do it no matter how hard we try. And that’s Paul’s point. We can’t do it, but God has given us access to His strength and Himself in the form of the Holy Spirit who lives in us. We just need to quit… Read More
Paul packed so much into the first two verses of this chapter that I couldn’t fit any more into my thinking. Beloved friends, what should be our proper response to God’s marvelous mercies? I encourage you to surrender yourselves to God to be his sacred, living sacrifices. And live in holiness, experiencing all that delights… Read More
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2
And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18, NIV Want to change you attitude? Ask God for help. He’s just waiting for you to ask.
We are told in the Bible that our minds can be renewed. And guess what? Brain Science is catching up as scientists discover more about the wonderful way God has designed our brains. We don’t need scientific affirmation in order to believe that what the Bible tells us is true. However, God also told us… Read More
I enjoy NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. I listen as I’m getting for church, and today I was thrilled to get all the answers right to Will Shorts’ quiz. That doesn’t usually happen. But bragging is not what this blog is all about, so I’d better cut it short. Today’s story about El Salvador’s high murder rate… Read More
What comes first: the thought or the action? We sometimes make the excuse, “I wasn’t thinking.” or “I did it before I thought.” In reality, that can’t happen. We may have not had a specific thought like, “I am going to kick the cat.” However, your attitude, your habitual pattern of thoughts, precipitates your action. The… Read More