My mom made her share of mistakes, but as I celebrate the first Mother's Day without her around, I'd like to tell you four reasons she was just about perfect.
Esther exhibited a grace-filled charm and elegance. In Esther 2:9, the literal translation of the original language says, “She lifted up grace before his face.” Isn't that a beautiful expression?
Being in love is not quite as easy as we once thought when we were little girls, is it? As Christians desiring to honour God we are called to live holy lives. Does this include our romantic relationships?
Have you ever been misunderstood by your family because you were trying to do God's will? As Jesus experienced, they may think you are crazy. He paid a price to do the Father's will.
I'm now ready to make a startling declaration: most boys never outgrow their shrug-of-the-shoulders attitude toward new clothes…and most girls will maintain their ecstatic delight for such. Why? Now that's a question worth some thought.
Here are stories of friends of mine who have learned that looking a little higher helps us find the things money can and cannot buy.
Rarely will one of God's heroes show up in the Scriptures having lived a life free of failure.
Indeed we have not only accommodated our lifestyles to mirror the world's attitudes, some have even developed a prosperity theology that promotes materialism and consumerism as a divine right.
None can deny that money plays an enormous role in all our lives…even when we keep our perspective and steer clear of greed.
Phil Callaway interviews Chuck Swindoll in this revealing article.