I have dropped away from social media for a time. Call it a “Holy Spirit timeout.” The rebuke came this morning when I was in a men’s Bible study and we were reading in 2 Timothy 2. This phrase in v. 25 stuck out:
Too much life online. It has to stop. Now.
Two key questions that come up for me when I am trying to walk in a discipline: 1. What keeps me FROM this? 2. What drives me TO this? The first question is ready because it brings guilt. “I know I’m supposed to study the Word, but…” We can come up with reasons: “I can’t getContinue reading “Overcoming obstacles in discipleship”
New year. New “resolutions.” One key thought in making “resolutions” or goals is this: What gets put on a calendar gets done. That isn’t a hard and fast rule, but if you put it on the calendar, you make the commitment. I have to THINK about what is on my calendar. This new year hasContinue reading “Discipline”
One of the backward ideas we seem to have is that God doesn’t “punish” his people because he looooovvvvves them. As if discipline isn’t love. He finally had to bring Judah down to get their attention. It was harsh. It was brutal. Yet, it was not out of God’s fierce anger for revenge. It wasContinue reading “Discipline IS Love”