“And Esau vowed, thereby selling all his eldest-son rights to his younger brother. Then Jacob gave Esau bread, peas, and stew; so he ate and drank and went on about his business, indifferent to the loss of the rights he had thrown away.” Genesis 25:33-34 TLB ‘Now’ is often part of a fool’s philosophy […]
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The Power of “If”
“If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give it up for me, you will save it.” Matthew 10:39 TLB There is a tiny two letter word that has staggering implications in the decisions we make. It’s the word “if.” For instance, I could drive any fancy car out […]
WE CAN’T MOCK GOD …and get away with it!
When it comes to obeying the law, most of us pick and choose. I won’t text and drive, but I will drive 10 MPH over the limit I wouldn’t think of running a red light, but will jaywalk occasionally Some rules seem so flimsy, obscure or absolutely meaningless that they’re fairly easy to […]
Why Tomorrow Matters
Fresh Heart For a New Week “Look, I’m dying of starvation!” said Esau. “What good is my birthright to me now?” Genesis 25:32 New Living Translation ‘Now’ is often part of a fool’s philosophy … trading a future treasure for immediate fulfillment. It’s saying “No” to tomorrow by saying “Yes” to now. It’s thinking about […]