Whatever you may be facing today, keep a biblical perspective. As your good deeds abound, Jesus promised, many will praise your Father in heaven (Matthew 5:16). That alone is reason enough to shake and shine!
Our acute need is to cultivate a willingness to learn and to remain teachable. How beautiful it is to find a servant-hearted, teachable spirit among those who occupy high-profile positions of authority.
Three little words. Because they are often hard to say, because we so easily forget, we need to stay in practice. Todd would give everything he owns to be able to say them to Gus tonight.
There is no other way to overcome Satan’s lies, just as there’s no other Name by which people can be saved. If you feel the same spiritual conviction I feel, will you remember Insight for Living Canada as a part of your giving in February?
Well, just for some tongue-in-cheek fun, I’d like to take the opposite tack. I’m going to tell you how to waste your time. That’s right, if you follow this advice, you will make absolutely no progress this year. Guaranteed!
The Spirit is interested in transforming us from the inside out. Flying closer to the flame sets that in motion. He is at work in dozens of different ways, some of them supernatural. Flying closer to the flame makes us acutely aware of that.
As another new year dawns, we at Insight for Living Canada want to help you and others understand our culture and realize how relevant the Scriptures are when we face the strong tide of popular opinions in this “politically correct” culture.
Have you been there? Are you there right now? If 2020 has knocked you to your knees, read my next words carefully: God is in that long, dark alley. He’s not oblivious. He’s not far removed. He’s there. He cares. And He’s working.
My advice this Christmas? Allow the traditions of the season to stir you up by way of reminder. Allow the things familiar to point you to things essential. Don’t miss them.