Tag Archives: Self Sufficiency

Devil’s Taxi

Who is in the driver’s seat of your life? It should not be the devil. But no one thinks the devil is their driver. We think that we are the masters of our destinies. This may be true, yet the … Continue reading

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Not By Might

Human power and might have nothing on the Lord.  Even though God made us to use every strength and ability he put within us, God also does not want us to have false confidence in our flesh.  Rather, the God … Continue reading

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The Denial of Worry

When we worry we deny the love, power, presence, and provision of God in our lives. Our worry and our investments of time and money reveal where our hearts are.  And if they are not in heaven, we are still … Continue reading

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Wisdom to Trust

Study hard to do well in life… Preach it, brother!  Well, Solomon has a challenge to this wisdom which might not lead to a promotion.  He says that our acquisition of wisdom will be pleasing to God and will result … Continue reading

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Born Again VII: Building on the Rock

The spiritually alive person has choices to make about how he builds his house.  We have Jesus’ teaching available to us to read, study and apply to our lives.  It’s our choice to use it or ignore it.  Will you … Continue reading

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Empty-Handed Faith

Jesus is sending his disciples out to pass on the good news.  Freely they had received and now they are being asked to freely give to others.   Sounds good.  Yet it’s the packing list he gives them that is the … Continue reading

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Self-Sufficient Idolatry

Yesterday I was encouraging our new hairdresser to be rich toward God and to consider storing up treasures in the heavenly realm.  Maybe God knew there would be objections, because today is all about worry…

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