Give Me That Mountain

Write on My Heart

Day three...

I want you to think back to the last time you did something “spiritual” or “noble” or just “nice.” Right before you set out to do your good deed, did you happen to have a little flare–up of your human nature? Like maybe throwing a few choice thoughts at the scruffy–looking guy with the backpack sauntering through the crosswalk as if he had all the time in the world… when you were running late to help with your church's Christmas dinner for the poor.

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Write on My Heart

Day four...

“Charlene” has begun to notice a strange shift in her life. She finds herself thinking more about yesterday than tomorrow. Even as she thinks about her children, “what if I…” keeps crowding out those pleasant memories. She wonders more and more what her life would have been like if she had just….

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Hearing from God

Day seven...

If you could have a conversation with God, would you look forward to it? Or would it be more like going to the Principal's office? I ask, because your ability to hear from Him is directly affected by your answer.

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Forgive?

Day five...

As we have been discussing, one of the most freeing and empowering things in life is to hear the words: “I find no fault in you.” But it is equally freeing and empowering for us to say to another person: “I find no fault in you.”

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Forgive?

Day six...

I hate injustice. How sweet it would be to right all the wrongs in this world. How sweet it would be to make all the guilty pay. If it were up to me, I would….

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Forgiveness Is Located in the “Confessing”

Prayer on the Move. Day ten...

What does it look like to live knowing that Jesus has completed every provision for us on the Cross? What does it look like to live knowing that Jesus has taken care of everything standing between us and God?

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Grace Compels Us to Love in Deed and in Truth

Grace to Us. Day eleven...

Remember those gifts from people you love that you never read, never wore, never used?

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Grace Overcomes a Condemning Heart

Grace to Us. Day twelve...

“I was just thinking about you. I've been meaning to call.” How many times have I used that line to try to provide cover for letting the time get away from me in contacting people?

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Only Jesus Can Remove the Guilt from Our Identity

Understanding Identity. Day seven...

“I'm just a poor old sinner saved by grace!” Do we really want to say that? Do we really want to hang on to that identity?

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Did I Do That?

Understanding Identity. Day thirteen...

“Did I do that?” You may remember this infamous question asked by Steve Urkel, right after he'd caused some sort of destruction on the set of the nineties sitcom “Family Matters.” Something other than common sense appeared to be directing Urkel's decisions.

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