Whose Will Do You Really Serve: God’s or Your Own?

Whose Will Do You Really Serve: God’s or Your Own?

Listen to any prosperity gospel preacher and implicit in their teaching, couched in holy-sounding words, is the message that God doesn’t want you sick, poor or unhappy. He can make you healthy, prosperous and giddily happy if you follow their teachings, along with...
Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. [Colossians 3:12] In a recent study of Colossians, I stumbled on one quality that as God’s “chosen ones” we are to clothe ourselves...
Battling the Black Dog of Depression

Battling the Black Dog of Depression

Winston Churchill called his dark moods the “black dog.” It was an expression that he borrowed from his nanny who used it to describe when he was out of sorts and in a bad mood.   At various times in his life, he said the “black dog” was upon him. Today it is...
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