If you’ve been a believer for an extended period of time now—at least two years, I’ll say—you’ve come to the understanding that growth in Christ and His Word isn’t an overnight process, but can be compared more to the process of a planted seed, which takes time to germinate. Continue reading
On Saturday, while putting away my old blood pressure monitor, after letting a relative use it, I thought back to the days when I had high blood pressure and was on high blood pressure medication. Continue reading
Grace. We believers often think about it chiefly in the terms of Ephesians 2:8-9 (and rightly so), but rarely in the terms of parenting. However, aside from grace being the unmerited favor of God, freely given to sinners like you and me, it also means: a controlled, polite, and pleasant way of behaving, and showing mercy to someone (as God does to us, and that can only be carried out by us through the Spirit of God).
As I’d learn years down the road of my parental journey, this concept of grace is crucial in the upbringing of our children. Continue reading