Keeping Our Eyes on Jesus

“Christianity and its goal, Christlikeness, have a person in mind: Christ! What sets Christian spiritual activity apart from all other religions is that they have knowledge of Christ as their goal; not moral perfection (although you will become more moral), not tranquility (although your life will become remarkably more peaceful). And because of the grace […]

My Own Worst Enemy

“Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.” Thomas À Kempis If I didn’t know better I’d say that Oswald Chambers was out to get me. I read ahead in my little devotional and it serves me right. Just after Thomas À Kempis had weighed in, Chambers piled on. “God […]

A Prayer for Ourselves

Selflessness is Christlike. That’s what we see in this Proverbs 31 woman. We see Christ. Loving people. Doing God’s work at home. Today I happened upon a verse, a prayer actually. A simple request. Remember me, O my God, for good. Nehemiah 13:31 Nehemiah was a lot like our Proverbs 31 woman. He was on […]

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