What is the cause of a disorderly heart? There’s likely more than one answer, but today let’s consider jealousy. (Side note: The great benefit of word study in the bible is how focusing on one concept can illuminate many passages, especially familiar passages.) When… Continue Reading “A disorderly heart”
First Corinthians chapter three is one of my favorite passages in scripture. It’s one of those passages that is crystal clear — no mystery or wondering about what’s meant. Let’s look at the first five verses. 1 Dear brothers and sisters, when I was with… Continue Reading “Jealousy Divides Community”
Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons… (Acts 10:34) We take part of this verse on its own and declare it in our favor to mean, “God, you did it for them.… Continue Reading “So, You Think God Owes You… (#CrownShine)”
Breathe, Royal Ones…this one may be tough. Blame it on my reading Andy Stanley’s book Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions that Control You (2011). It is helping me, so I know it may hit something with you…and maybe inspire more of… Continue Reading “Be Kind, Don’t Stew (#CrownShine)”
Charity envieth not. (KJV) Love is not jealous. (CJB) 1 Corinthians 13:4 Keep in mind the previous thought that Love Builds a Roof. The tent is one of indignation, and love takes that down. Today, my dear ones, I share the joy of the… Continue Reading “Love Takes Down the Tent”
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