Tag Archives: cheerful giver

Get to Know

How do you know you know someone? You get to know them. “Get” meaning, spend time with them, talk with them, and develop a relationship. Jesus put it this way, “O righteous Father, although the world has not known You, yet … Continue reading

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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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Self Entitlement

Ever take your car to the mechanic and he fixed it? Did he ask for a tip? Did he want your praise and adoration? Of course not. He was just doing his job. He was supposed to fix it. He was … Continue reading

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God’s Kindness

If you owe someone something, aren’t you more likely to avoid them? You don’t want to run into them and be reminded of the debt you owe. It embarrasses you to know you haven’t repaid them. The debt is always … Continue reading

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Jethro’s Council

Ever feel burned out? Ever feel like you are trying to do everything and it’s finally catching up to you? Imagine being Moses! In Exodus 18, Moses went to visit with his wife’s father, Jethro. Moses told Jethro all about … Continue reading

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Shade From The Heat

I was fortunate enough to go to Bonnaroo in 2007 and then again in 2008. For those who don’t know, Bonnaroo is a 4-day music festival held in Manchester, TN. Well, let me tell you: Tennessee is hot and Tennessee … 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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