What Is Your Greatest Treasure?


Is it  your relationship with Jesus, or is it something else? A rich young ruler came to Jesus with this question: “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?” Matthew 19:16 NLT Is this a profound question? It’s really a shallow and selfish question. The young man asking this question is only interested in his own … [Click to read more …]

08: Discernment: The Safeguard of Revival – Thought Starters


“Consider how I love Your precepts; revive me, O Lord, according to Your lovingkindness.” “The entirety of Your word is truth, and every one of Your righteous judgments endures forever” (Psalm 119:159, 160, NKJV). [Thought questions for Discernment: The Safeguard of Revival August 21, 2013] 1. The devil studies the Bible. Imagine going to a … [Click to read more …]

What Difference Does It Make?

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Several years ago, when we were all much younger, I was taking my older son, KC to his first cello lesson with a new teacher. I think he was in the third grade, and my younger son, Justin, was in second grade. If this hadn’t been the first lesson with this teacher, I would have … [Click to read more …]