Most of us have heard Exodus 14:14 used to express the importance of standing still and letting God fight for us. But what about when
It’s time to wrap up our wisdom series by learning how to get wisdom from God. It’s one thing to know what the Bible says
We’re halfway through a series all about wisdom. We’ve defined wisdom, learned where it comes from, discovered why it’s important, and begun to learn what
This is the second post in our wisdom series. Last time, we compiled some definitions of wisdom and learned the important truth that wisdom comes
We’re exploring what the Bible has to say about hope in a series inspired by Hebrews 6:19, which talks about a hope that acts as
It’s spring – the season of cleansing and renewal! Many of us have turned our houses upside down with our long list of spring cleaning
I’ve always been fascinated by Joseph’s story, but in recent years I feel like I’ve seen more and more each time I’ve read it that I just hadn’t ever noticed before. Isn’t that one of the most wonderful things about the Word of God? It is alive! I can spend the rest of my life reading the same stories over and over again and I will find something new, something relevant to where I am at that moment each time! Here are a few things that about 30 years of reading the story of Joseph have taught me.
We’ve spent the past two weeks examining the topic of self-care from a Biblical perspective. We learned from the example of Jesus that it is vital for believers to make time to get alone with God on a very regular basis. We learned that good, God-honoring self-care always includes time to draw closer to Him, and to develop our spiritual disciplines. Though, this shouldn’t get in the way of occasional spontaneous opportunities to change our schedule and show compassion. We also learned that our definition of “self” is likely a little smaller than God intends. As believers, we’re part of the body of Christ, which means that taking care of our bodies will include taking care of the church. (And as one comment so perfectly pointed out last week, taking care of our body will also include GOING TO the church for care when we need it.) Today, let’s look at what the Bible has to say about rest, and how that fits in to good self-care.