Tag: faith

Do The Next Thing

The words jumped out at me from the page. “Do the next thing.” As simple as this phrase might seem, some days life can stop us in our tracks.  Whether we are struggling physically–or emotionally hanging on by a thread, our minds can be overcome by a sense of futility. “I’ll never (be/do/accomplish that)… so…

Faith Alone

In my journey through every book of the Bible, I come to Galatians and see clearly that it is a book about freedom.  Not political freedom, but something much more life-changing:  Spiritual freedom.  Paul writes this letter to first century Christians who were struggling with the idea of ‘faith alone’.  These believers were trusting in…

Why Wisdom?

Common Sense:  plain, ordinary good judgment [dictionary.com] “Why do they call it common sense when it’s really not all that common?” I laughed when I heard Pastor/husband say it, maybe because the best humor is often closely related to truth. 31 Days of Proverbs means thirty-one days, reading one chapter a day of the Book…

The Heart of Wisdom

“… let your heart keep my commands…” Proverbs 3:1 “Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you.  Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.”  Proverbs 3:3 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart…”  Proverbs 3:5 “My son, pay attention to my words; listen closely to my sayings.  Don’t lose…