It’s important to read your bible daily, yes. You should attend church regularly, you should serve your community, you should “be a good person,” yes, absolutely. But those are all works, and Ephesians 2:8 reminds us that works don’t amount to jack if you don’t have a personal relationship with God.
you have to be very intentional with the upkeep or, like my old rug, it’s going to end up all beat up and raggedy, and you’re going to want to toss it out into your garage with the other junk you don’t want anymore.
I’ve learned that I need to be more like Ellie. She might get a little impatient with her meals, but she knows I’m going to provide them. She crawls to me when she’s hurt because she knows I’ll take care of her. She wants nothing more than to be with me simply because she loves me.
“You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.” Matthew 5:13 My husband asked me this question in a text a few days ago. When I initially read it, […]
“If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” John 8:7 I am fairly quiet in person to the point that I’ve actually been asked before if I’m deaf or mute. I’m extremely introverted and I prefer to observe rather than participate until I get […]