Articles Tagged 'Getting'

Now What?

Now What?

Easter is over, so

Now that Easter has passed, what are we going to do with Jesus? How about spending time with him in the gospel of John so we can know him for ourselves?

But One Thing I Do!

But One Thing I Do!

How do we keep from letting the past dominate our future?

Phil Ware reminds us to let the past stay in the past and gives us Paul's advice for moving beyond our past: forgetting, straining, pressing on.

The Foolishness of 'Getting Even'

The Foolishness of 'Getting Even'

Does it really do you any good to get what you want in this circumstance?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that revenge is never sweet because it diminishes us.

Give Thee or Give Me

Give Thee or Give Me

What's in it for God?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that the spirit of the Christmas season is giving, not receiving and that we need to be a people with a spirit of thanksgiving.

Ready to Vanish Away

Ready to Vanish Away

Are you ready?

Alan Smith reminds us that we are all vanishing away, our bodies grow older and we face challenges, but understanding this and what it means to us is dependent upon our relationship with Christ.

I Fall Down a Lot

I Fall Down a Lot

What's so hard about getting up for you?

A four year old reminds us that the problem isn't falling down, but it is staying down.

A Difficult Word

A Difficult Word

What's your toughtest word to spell in your lifestyle?

One way to learn the art of reconciliation is to look at the word as meaning re-cancellation -- cancelling the debt, the sin, the hurt between us and another.

How Sweet Is Revenge?

How Sweet Is Revenge?

Is revenge really so great, or is it just a way to sink deeper?

Revenge always brings us down to a lower level and often gets us in worse trouble.

Getting Even

Getting Even

What happens when you try to

When we try to get even for a past slight, it will nearly always come back to haunt us!

Getting Even

Getting Even

Are you really sure you can get even?

For many people "getting even" is what they're interested in and they won't be satisfied until it's done. They don't want someone to escape justice. Unfortunately, they fail to realize that never happens on this side of heaven's judgement.