Sibling Rivalry

W-O-W.  That’s my overall impression today after beginning Beth Moore’s James Mercy Triumphs Bible Study.  It has been at least six years since I participated in a formal Bible Study.  Then I started homeschooling, and the clock grew wings and flew right out the window.  I did my own study these past two years, reading the Bible through chronologically, and I’m not going to stop doing that because there is value in looking at the big picture. Every time I read a passage, the words on the page just come alive, and I find new insights.  When I participate in … Continue reading Sibling Rivalry

God of This City

Today in church we revisited the hard-hitting book of James. Our pastor called us out — in a nation where 82% of the people profess to be Christians, how much of that profession is true? True faith occurs when we start acting like we believe what we say we believe. We are God’s workmanship — we are the pottery he created — and he has a special purpose for each one of us. If we keep on living the way we were living before we were saved — if there is no discernible change in the way we behave Monday … Continue reading God of This City