It is difficult to ask for what we want or what we think we need. Asking makes us uncomfortable, sometimes makes us feel guilty or ashamed. Asking is one of most vulnerable things we can do. Yet, we see throughout the gospels that Jesus asked all the time. Particularly, he asked questions to challenge hisContinue reading “Learning to Ask for What You Need”
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Coffee Talk Part II: I Want More…
God Has More Continuing reflections from yesterday’s devotion, I would suggest that if our motives and desires are simply to get more stuff or increase our pleasures without consideration for how those desires affect other people in our lives, then the motives and desires are probably not pure. One thing I continue to learn is:Continue reading “Coffee Talk Part II: I Want More…”
Coffee Talk: I Want It and I Want It Now!
How Coveting Reveals Our Pride Last Sunday, my pastor closed his “Ten Commandments” Series with a sermon entitled, “The Secret to Being Content.” His take-way: “The secret to contentment is to be satisfied with God and whatever He has or has not provided.” In summary: God does condemn the sin of covetousness (Ex. 20:17) andContinue reading “Coffee Talk: I Want It and I Want It Now!”