Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Shackles and Heavy Burdens

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went to a solitary place, where he prayed. –Mark 1:35 Read: Mark 1 Way back in the day, I would often incorporate various tools and tactics into my training in order to become stronger, better. One of my favorites […]

Strong Community

“Simon answered, ‘Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” –Luke 5:5 Read: Luke 5 Smelly. Dirty. Grimy. These are just a few of the ways to describe Peter and his buddies. After all, they spent their days baiting hooks and cleaning […]

Strengthen Your Message

“But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength.” –2 Timothy 4:17 Read: 2 Timothy 4 Yesterday we touched on what’s most important: our daily time with the good Lord. (How is everyone doing on their 5-minute commitment?) But you may already have that part down pat. While yesterday’s entry was extremely well-written […]

You Know The Story, Part II

“So he got up and went to his father.” –Luke 15:20 Read: Luke 15 We had a rule growing up. If my brother and I got in trouble for doing something wrong, we weren’t allowed to keep pouting about it. No sir. Once it was done, and my brother got what he deserved, it was […]

Off You Go

“God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called.” I have always loved that saying. Story of my life. But what does it mean? Well, for me it means that God often calls us to do something that we may not feel equipped to do. Sometimes I think, “Who me? But Lord, that isn’t what I am best […]

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“For unto us, a child is born.” –Isaiah 9:6 Read: Isaiah 9 Soon we’ll lay down the dumbbells and set aside the running shoes, and replace them with egg nog and wrapping paper. Christmas marks the crescendo of a chorus that began the day after Thanksgiving and will fade before the dawn of the new year.

Jesus Ate Perfectly

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” –John 4:34 Read: John 4 Jesus ate perfectly. Does anyone find that amazing? Whether during a hearty celebration meal with friends or while eating sparingly on the road as He traveled, He never sinned. In fact, […]

Shepherds In Suits: Part I

“And even the very hairs on your head are numbered.” –Matthew 10:30 Read: Matthew 10 Back in 2009, I wrote about a small group of soldiers-turned-bodyguards. Once brave on the battlefield for our country, these men now stand in the gap between danger and their client, with no regard for self. On watch and on guard, […]

Keeping House

“Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back.” —Mark 13:35 Read: Mark 13 My wife Wendy and I live in a house of toddlers which means that at any given moment, our little home can look like hurricane-force winds blew through, tossing about everything that isn’t […]

Character, Flaws

“You are my hiding place.” –Psalm 32:7 Read: Psalm 32 A friend of mine recently asked her fans and followers if they could relate to any particular character in the bible. I never get tired of that question. If you’re like me, you don’t know where to start. Pick one. The disobedience of Adam? That’s […]