No Disciples Without Discipline!

Discipline is spoken of in Proverbs from multiple perspectives. 1. Quite often, parents are being addressed and instructed to discipline their children: Discipline your children, for in that there is hope . . . (19:18). 2. There are also quite a few passages where everyone in general is addressed and encouraged to accept discipline inContinue reading “No Disciples Without Discipline!”


Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.” (Hebrews 12:28-29) We all need something unshakeable in our lives, don’t we?  We have this requirement because the sober reality is that our families and relationships, jobs,Continue reading “Unshakeable”

The Gratitude Of Holiness (1)

The Hebrew writer is challenging the disciples he’s addressing to pursue holiness (12:14). Holiness is wholeness. It is being responsive to God in every area of our lives. As Jesus talked about, it is loving God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength (Mark 12:30). This doesn’t happen accidentally or incidentally, so they areContinue reading “The Gratitude Of Holiness (1)”

Pain Management

When you mention this phrase, most of us think of a situation where someone is experiencing a significant amount of pain and discomfort. Pain management speaks to whatever approach they implement to deal with their condition. It might include medication, physical therapy, exercises, counseling, and other elements. It’s not uncommon to hear of people goingContinue reading “Pain Management”