“I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.” (Psalm 119:16, ESV) I recently came across a meme that read: My ability to remember song lyrics from the 80s far exceed my ability to remember why I walked into the kitchen. I had to laugh at that because it often happens to me where I will forget the task at hand. It is incredible the things that we remember. We remember the lyrics to songs. We remember the numbers of our favorite athletes. We remember the quotes from our favorite movies. The brain is an amazing wonder about what it can store. It is also highly efficient at … [Read More...]
“I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.” (Psalm 119:15, ESV) Christians talk about prayer. They talk about devotions. They talk about worship. But one thing they don’t talk as much about is mediation. Meditation is something which we often associate with other religions. Buddhists meditate. Hindus meditate. But we don’t think about Christians mediating. However, the Christian Scriptures are filled with references to meditation. Meditation is an important spiritual discipline that serves us well. But keep in mind that Christian meditation is unique and is not the same … [Read More...]
I have written much about patience over the last few years. It is probably because I need to hear about it as much as I need to share about it. Patience is one of the fruits of the Spirit with which I most struggle. I know I am not alone. Many of you have submitted prayer requests asking for help with something you are waiting from God. Maybe you are waiting on a project that is delayed. Maybe you are waiting for a family member to come back to the Lord. Maybe you are waiting for a friend to fulfill a promise. Maybe you are waiting for an opportunity to present itself to make a change. As … [Read More...]
40 Things to Give up for Lent
This is post that started it all and led to the creation of Greater Things Today. Discover 40 Things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of you life.
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This list is different. It is not the typical things like soda or chocolate. These are things truly worth giving up. There is one for each day of the season. And these are things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of your life.