“For you are a slave to whatever controls you.” (2 Peter 2:19b NLT) Every person is controlled by something or someone. We don’t govern even our own life. What does govern can vary from person to person, but ultimately, one day God will bring everything under His control (Philippians 3:21). But don’t we have freeContinue reading “The Guise of Control”
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Avoiding the “Bonk”
“So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law.” (Galatians 5:1 NLT) While I can’t personally imagine the horrors of slavery, having been a pastor for many years and spending a fair amount of time visiting and speaking withContinue reading “Avoiding the “Bonk””
Is It Time to Call An Audible?
“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” (Romans 12:2 NLT) Earl Nightingale said: “A rut is a grave with the endsContinue reading “Is It Time to Call An Audible?”