I admit, I used to be a terrible writer. Period. I am not good at writing essays. I don’t explain myself well in texts. I sometimes send impulsive and unfiltered messages to friends. Maybe because of my background or experiences when I was growing up. I guess nobody taught me how to express myself properly,Continue reading “My Journey as a Writer”
All sorts of things are potential idols…If this is so, how do we determine when something is becoming or has become an idol? As soon as our loyalty to anything leads us to disobey God, we are in danger of making it an idol…An idol can be a physical object, a property, a person, anContinue reading “Potential Idols”
If anything but Christ is your source of salvation, you are falling into idolatry. Whether you sacrifice to a statue or seek to merit heaven through conscientious morality, you are setting up something besides God as your ultimate hope, and it will enslave you. – T. Keller
Whatever controls us is our “lord”.The person who seeks power is controlled by power. The person who seeks acceptance is controlled by the people he or she wants to please. We do not control ourselves. We are controlled by the lord of our life.– Rebecca Pippert
Reflect on God’s Grace:Reflect on God’s grace until you experience a deep humility and grateful, restful joy. Reflect on God’s grace until you experience calm thoughtfulness and strategic boldness. Reflect on God’s grace until you show warmth and affection. Reflect on God’s grace until He becomes your joy and delight.
There are two different kinds of repentance – the RELIGIOUS and the GOSPEL kind of repentance. (an excerpt from T. Keller’s “The Gospel in Life”) In religion, the purpose of repentance is basically to keep God happy so He will continue to bless us and answer our prayers. This kind of repentance is self-centered. WeContinue reading “On “Transformation” – part 2″
Behavioral compliance to rules without heart-change will be superficial and fleeting.
Everyone is fascinated with a quest. The search for the end point. The search for a reward. The search for greatness. Philippians 3:12 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on that I may hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid holdContinue reading “The Christian Quest”
In order to embrace the “new”, accept that the “old” is no longer appropriate.