Tag Archives: Charles Stanley

Skip to 42

Wouldn’t it be nice just to skip to Job 42? Instead, we gotta complain. We gotta whine. We gotta give God our 2 cents on the matter. We call a buddy and have them confirm that we’ve got it bad. … Continue reading

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Standby

Ever been at the airport and people-watched? That’s the best place to watch people. I think it’s so interesting; just observe people as they come and go. Where are they going? Where did they come from? Ever notice the people … Continue reading

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Victorious Limp

Are you wrestling with God over something? Who isn’t, right? Did you know that someone actually did wrestle with God? And I don’t mean “wrestle” metaphorically either. I’m talking literally. God wrestled Jacob in a straight-up, hand-to-hand wrestling match. The first-ever Smack … Continue reading

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The LORD Sits

For our honeymoon my wife and I were blessed with a trip to Paris. While we were there, we visited the Palace of Versailles. Once the center of political power, Versailles is now France’s foremost tourist attraction. Besides it’s sheer … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

Well, I’ve done everything I can do. Nothing left for me to do but pray, I guess. Ever hear that? Ever say that? To be honest, I have. I’ve thought and/or said that very same thing myself many times. Psalms 55:22 says … Continue reading

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You Remain The Same

Sometimes I’m irritable. Other times I’m patient. But I’m hardly ever consistent. Hebrews 1:12 tells us that God “remains the same.” That could be bad if God were capricious or unreasonable. But here’s the thing – He’s not. He’s constantly … Continue reading

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2 Minute Dynamite

Can you spare 2 minutes? Who doesn’t have 2 measly minutes? That’s all it takes to read Romans 12. And let me tell you: this chapter is straight up dynamite! Every single line is perfect for meditation. Some highlights: • … Continue reading

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Continuing Debt To Love

Love is a debt. Wait, I owe you love?! Paul tells us in Romans 13:8 that we have an outstanding “debt” to love one another. I’m not indebted to love you, am I? One loves because one loves, right? Is … Continue reading

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Just Add Water

You can live without food for 3 weeks, but take away your water and you can last only 3 days. 65% of our body is made of water. Try growing something without water and see how that goes for you! … Continue reading

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The View From The Valley

I am not the wise man on the mountaintop dispensing knowledge. Far from it! I am the exhausted guy caked in dirt trying desperately to climb that very mountain as it repeatedly kicks my sorry butt back down to the … Continue reading

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