“I entreated Your favor with my whole heart; be merciful and gracious to me according to Your promise.” -Psalm 119:58 I went to the Toyota dealership to get an oil change for my car. It was a rainy day, and I was late for my appointment. I was met by a very friendly-looking gentleman with
“Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. He ate and drank, and then got up and left. So Esau despised his birthright” (Gen 25:34). Have you ever heard someone say, “Oh, he had such great potential? He never lived up to it though.” Esau was the brother of Jacob. He was a
Son, so many of my sons and daughters do not come to me to share their burdens or concerns. They feel I am unapproachable. They feel they are too sinful or too insignificant to ask for my attention. I want you to know how terribly wrong this is. I love all my sons and daughters.
“In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.” Romans 6:11 What are the things that arouse the strongest emotions in you? Perhaps it is a rude motorist who cuts you off in traffic. Perhaps it is the anger you feel when you are wrongfully accused. Perhaps it