Christians should have the same mind as Jesus Christ. With that mindset comes both a wider context of spiritual knowledge and practical application for our daily lives. Let’s review two passages from the letters of the Apostle Paul – 1 Corinthians and Philippians. The spiritual knowledge of the “mind of Christ” instructs us in “the … Continue reading Humble Service & The “Mind of Christ”
“Generosity of Spirit” = One of the most important qualities we can offer our spouse, children, and family…to our friends and co-workers. Why is our default reaction sometimes set to a sort of "Stinginess of Spirit?" We must be generous in the grace, meekness, and forgiveness that we inject into our interpersonal relationships. … Continue reading Generosity of Spirit
A fascinating topic from the consistently-intriguing John Eldredge. I recommend his insightful book, Walking with God. Walking with God is a skill; a discipline that we learn and apply over time. With this work, we follow Eldredge over the course of one year of his real life examples; his real-life walk with God. How does … Continue reading Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge
Book Review Love & War: Finding the Marriage You've Dreamed of by John & Stasi Eldredge There's not an instructional manual on marriage. There's not a list of steps on how to become one with another human, on how to love another more than yourself; on being committed for, and beyond, life. That's impossible. But … Continue reading “Love & War” by John & Stasi Eldredge
"Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength." ~ Francis de Sales. "Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near." ~ Philippians 4:5 (NASB).