God loves to exalt the lowly

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 23 GOD LOVES TO EXALT THE LOWLY Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.  (Matthew 23:12) Religious competition is alive and well today.  Bible knowledge, moral living, even service to those in need can easily be twisted into something we do simply […]

Grace Sets You Free From Performance

Do you ever feel like you have to “perform” in the Christian life? I’ve noticed lately that when I write my personal Scripture reflections, they are often more cautionary than encouraging. (“Be careful about this; don’t do that; watch out over here!”) Why not more hopeful? Why do I reflexively try to put in so […]