Joy comes from choosing God as our inheritance and choosing to be content and to find beauty in whatever circumstances He ordains for us.
Behind every self-defeating behavior in your life is a lie you’re believing. (that is an honest truth that I am still learning)
Our perfectionism will drive us to failure, but our dependency will lead us to God.
Real, genuine love meets needs even when sacrifice is required in order to do so. Forget the excuses! Let love be the main theme of your life!
1 John 3:18 - "Let us not merely love in theory or in speech but in DEED and in TRUTH (in practice and in sincerity)."
Those who are left in their sin because they neglect the great work, preaching, and doctrine of our crucified Savior, Jesus, are notoriously wicked! They choose to ignore a sober, righteous, godly life that is available to them.
Jeremiah 9:6 - "You live in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to acknowledge Me, declares the Lord."
We should forsake every thing that is against our duty to Christ, and that cannot be kept without hurt to our souls. Amen!
"God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts to us in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world!" C. S. Lewis