Tag Archives: keep on keepin’ on

Mucking the Stalls

I know nothing of what it’s like to own an ox, but I have been around someone who owns a horse. And while riding those beasts might be fun and games (ok, and sometimes a lot of work), it’s a … Continue reading

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Remember

Sometimes, when the going gets tough, it’s tough to get going. Pressure mounts and paralysis sets in. What began with enthusiasm, becomes a constant source of exhaustion. The prize once set before you, now seems beyond your grasp and you … Continue reading

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Good News Proof of Good News Power

It’s the repetition that grabs your attention–that this is a big deal to Paul. Twice Paul writes that he and his cohort “could bear it no longer.” Here’s a guy who’s been through it all, but this, this is beyond … Continue reading

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In Due Season

Ask me about the law of the harvest and I’m pretty quick to respond, “You reap what you sow” (Gal. 6:7). Not going to get carrots from flower seed. Don’t count on cherries if all you’ve planted in the orchard … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Heart

Down in northern California for a couple of days checking out the new grandson. What a joy! But amid the joy, there’s still some sadness. Not only have I heard it from my girls, but from others in our extended … Continue reading

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We Will Reap!

It strikes me as a bit ironic that a letter which so passionately defends grace and exposes the folly of works as a means to righteousness should wrap up with so many commands to obey. This morning, overlooking the ocean … Continue reading

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Jars of Clay

Every year when I encounter the fourth chapter of Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians as part of my reading plan it always carries a special weight in my post-reading meditation. Love this chapter. So encouraged by this chapter. Particularly … Continue reading

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