Posts tagged “Guilt”
Don’t Cast Your Stone
Pride is so good at trying to make us feel better by pushing others down. So how do we stop our pride from doing that?
Fake News/Real Jesus: Why Jesus Is Who You Need
How can an imperfect person fall asleep without guilt? How can the abused live without shame? How can a sinner end up in the presence of God? The Bible’s answer—a Lamb. A spotless substitute, accepted by God’s own design.
Beware of the satanic three-step
A number of years ago, I heard Christian biologist Dr. David Menton give a presentation in which he described the satanic three-step. It’s a…
A Fresh Start: For Your Emotions
Our thoughts might be true or false, healthy or destructive, demonic or Holy Spiritual, which means we need to think carefully about our thoughts! The apostle Paul made the same point to his friends in Corinth, urging them to take their thoughts captive and make them obedient to Christ. By that same practice, we put our frantic minds at ease and fix our thoughts on Jesus.
Being Wise With My Words
The tongue has the power to build people up or tear people down. So how can we be wise with how we use our words?
A Fresh Start: For Your Body
This message takes us back to the beginning, to physical life as God intended, and reminds us of the Father who gave us life and wants only what is best for his kids. In addition, it reminds us of the “image of God” that we have through Jesus, a spiritual reality that gives even our bodies peace and rest.
A Fresh Start: With Jesus
Jesus said that those who humbly confess their need of God’s grace (instead of self-righteously comparing themselves to others) will be justified and exalted in the eyes of God. Perhaps, then, repentance is the most liberating way to live!
New Year, new you?
New Year’s resolutions can be good. They motivate. They’re a plan for doing better in the future. They can be a great way to…
God help me assume the best and speak no ill
“We should fear and love God that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him, or give him a bad name, but…
4 kinds of sins (and the 1 God prefers)
If you’re going to sin against God, make sure you sin against him in the right way. Obviously, God doesn’t want you to sin…
How do you define perfection?
On Sunday, October 18, Aaron Rodgers earned a perfect passer rating of 158.3. He is the only Packers quarterback who has ever finished a…
How to Deal With Family Dysfunction Compilation
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Dave helps us deal with the challenges and dysfunctions our families face.