Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: God’s truth

Keep Me From Lying To Myself

  So I’m in Hamilton, Ontario this morning and staying with a new friend—Maureen—a woman I met yesterday. She has a backyard sanctuary where squirrels and chipmunks come to feast on the seeds she supplies. This is where I sit, sipping coffee at a glass patio table, reading the Word, and enjoying the breeze. Bliss…. [ read more ]

Why Doesn't God Answer Our Prayers?

The LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth. He grants the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cries for help and rescues them. (Psalm 145:18,19 NLT) Have you ever prayed about something for a long time, wondering why God doesn’t answer? Several… [ read more ]

Shades of Grey—Why Christian Women Should Not Read This Book

Shades of Grey was released in April. It’s classified as erotica, meaning it “explicitly describes sexual bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism.” Why in the world, then, are women (Christian women included) flocking to read this book? Scripture gives black and white words about a believer’s thought life. “Fix your thoughts on what is true, and… [ read more ]

An Error the Width of a Hair

This Chinese proverb came my way today: “An error the width of a hair can lead one a thousand miles astray.” Its wisdom is irrefutable, and it applies to every aspect of our lives. Now switch mental gears for a moment. For the past two days, I’ve been reading in 2 and 3 John and… [ read more ]