Living A Life Of Faith

Faith lived out in family can look different for each of us. Family life gets messy sometimes. We all have our dysfunctions, but no matter what our dysfunctions are, we’re still family and somehow that overrules dysfunction. We can get defensive when someone crosses a member of our family. This is what John, the apostle, …

Galatians 3: Faith Or Law

As chapter 3 opens, we see Paul admonishing the Galatians. They had seen Jesus crucified and they confessed their belief in Jesus by what they’d heard. But, now they are questioning that… 1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. 2 I would like …

Gifts? What Gifts?

I ran across a devotional this morning that brought to light how many people think if God gives them a gift of the Spirit, it’s a talent completely developed. That it’s neatly labeled, and tied with a shining red ribbon. If they don’t, then they proclaim, they aren’t “my gifts.” It’s like the man that …