What do we envy?

It is so easy look around and see people having a high degree of success in their lives that are teetering on the line of ethical behavior, pushing the envelope a little too far, or blatantly taking advantage of others and doing the wrong thing over and over again. If we are simultaneously in the midst of a season of life where we have not felt God’s blessings on our work over the course of a few days, months, or years, it is easy to become envious. It is natural to start to ask, “Am I possibly being a bit too uptight in the way I am going about things? Would it really be all that bad if I was to…”

Faith the size of a mustard seed

Daily Readings: Exodus 1-2, Proverbs 4, Matthew 17 “Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” -Matthew 17:20 Faith the size of a mustard seed is a concept that can frequently... Continue Reading →

Five short chapters later…

Daily Readings: Genesis 37-41, Psalm 16 I will praise the Lord, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. -Psalm 16:7-8 Keeping our eyes always on the Lord can be easier said than done at times in our... Continue Reading →

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