Articles Tagged 'Godliness'

All That Stuff

All That Stuff

How are we going to define ourselves?

Max Lucado reminds us that we shouldn't and we can't define who we are by what we have or don't have, but by our contentment in the Lord.

A Grey Sponge or a Pure Heart

A Grey Sponge or a Pure Heart

Do you really want to fill your sponge with grey water?

Teresa Bell Kindred compares seeing Fifty Shades of Grey to a dirty mop bucket and a sponge.

Contentment

Contentment

Godliness with contentment is enough

Christians can be rich. Rich people can be Christians. But we need to remember that material things can often get in the way of our faith. Godliness with contentment. That should be our goal.

Risky Gratitude

Risky Gratitude

Why take this risk?

Stacy Voss shares the principle about thinking about the lovely things of God in your partner and not the bad things or the deficits.

How Much Dirt?

How Much Dirt?

When does a little filth become too much?

Russ Lawson challenges us to look at the way filth and dirt get into our lives and contaminate them and challenges us to pursue holiness and purity.

Filling the Vacuum

Filling the Vacuum

What are you putting in the empty places of their lives?

We've got to fill our kids with good things and not just tell them what not to do, because if we don't fill them with God's stuff, someone is going to fill them with satan's stuff.

Simple Dignity

Simple Dignity

Sometimes the most profound grace is based on simple action.

The Amish are an example of simple piety that cares to honor God above getting even: it is their character and not their dress or agrarian culture we need to imitate.

Spiritual Immunity

Spiritual Immunity

Can we actually help our families and our friends become immune to ungodliness?

Spiritual immunity comes from rearing children in godly homes with godly values and godly actions.

Living Life in Balance

Living Life in Balance

How are you doing on life's see-saw?

We need to be balance in our lives -- physically, spiritually, and relationally.

The Inner Self

The Inner Self

What are you doing for the inside?

We are so caught up in looking good and yet do so little to focus on what really makes us beautiful and fit!

Ripples of Kindness

Ripples of Kindness

What kind thing have you done today?

Kindness is a trait of God that we need to have and to share.

It Doesn't Fix Everything

It Doesn't Fix Everything

What can money fix in your life?

Wealth, money, can help with some things, but not everything!

What Is That Supposed to Be?

What Is That Supposed to Be?

What in the world is that, anyway?

Sometimes we're like modern art: the artist has in mind what he wants, but no one else can tell what or who we are supposed to be.