Tag Archives: Life

It’s Just One Little “L”…! How Hard Can It Be?

Word versus world…you add that “l”, it completely changes the meaning. As Christians, we are called to live our lives according to the Word and not the world. I know from my own experience that this is easier said than done.

“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” – Colossians 3:2

“…Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God?…” – James 4:4

“Do not be conformed to this world…” – Romans 12:2

“…Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” – Romans 12:9

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What Defines Me?

Speaking from a guy perspective, there are certain things that define us (guys). We can be defined by the friends we have, what kind of activities we are involved in, or even our status in the community. Mostly though, I think we are defined by our job. We tell people what we do, and that is pretty much who we are.

I know that I have always been defined by my job – or so I thought. If someone asks me what I do, I wouldn’t tell them that I work at this place ___ (fill in the blank). I would always say that I am a ___ (profession – fill in the blank). That’s what I am, it’s not just that I work at a certain place. Continue reading

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Everything Belongs To God

This song has really hit me hard lately. I have to remember that everything I have is God’s. All the physical things as well as my plans, goals, dreams and hopes.  Everything that I have been given (or in some cases not given) is because of God’s grace. No amount of my effort or talent could bring me what I have… God allowed me the talent to achieve goals. God has allowed me time to achieve my dreams. Continue reading

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My Life Verse – Romans 12:2

My life verse is Romans 12:2, but I also use verse 1 as well.

I would say that for a while now my life verses have been Romans 12:1-2. I will show the verses first and then I will go into some detail about them.

“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, {which is} your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.” – Romans 12:1-2 (NASB)

These verses completely transformed my views and actions on a number of subjects, from what I watch, what I think (or try to think), how I view others’ perceptions of me, and even my ideas on dating and relationships (screwed that one up a couple of times since then). Continue reading

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