“But among you, it will be different. Those who are the greatest among you should take the lowest rank, and the leader should be like a servant.” Luke 22:26, NLT Jesus Christ turned everything upside down. I know of no other teaching that might disturb his disciples as “humility.” I’m sure that they shook their […]
"The right word spoken at the right time is as beautiful as gold apples in a silver bowl." Prov. 25:11, New Century Version I've been thinking about this particular verse for years. I had an older translation and I couldn't decipher it. It is really good to understand what you have just read. This … Continue reading Apples of Gold
Depression can be devastating. Its worst form, major depressive disorder, is marked by all-encompassing low mood, thoughts of worthlessness, isolation, and loss of interest or pleasure in most or all activities. But this clinical description misses the deep, experiential horror of the condition; the suffocating sense of despair that can make life seem too arduous … Continue reading Are You Depressed, Or Just Human?
"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones." Proverbs 17:22, ESV We have from 'King Solomon's mines' a truth regarding joy. Whether we acknowledge its truth, or not, we find its effects on us to be binding. "A joyful heart" is like medicine for our souls. There are many … Continue reading Good Medicine