When You Feel Defeated Remember

Sometimes life gets you down. You want more, you want it to be different, you want it to be better. The path you're on seems like a dead-end. We can learn some very helpful truths in God's Word to help us in these times. Here is some encouragement for your weary heart. In Matthew 8:1-2 [...]

Soul-Searching

Last week I shared about living grace-giving. As I was contemplating the verses of Matthew 7:1-6, I took some time do some journaling, to do some soul-searching. I spent time considering the planks and specks in my life, looking at my own sinfulness. It was hard, but let me share what I learned. At first, [...]

Learning to Live Out Grace

Living out grace doesn't come naturally. The days around Christmas and the beginning of 2020 have been very busy, and in the midst of it all there was an important lesson to be learned. One morning I was reading Matthew 7:1-8 and the first part really grabbed my attention. It is the scripture that tells [...]