It doesn't matter how good we are. If we sin, we'll be punished. We have to resist sin. But we can't do it alone.
How to do what God is calling you to do (Deuteronomy 31)
What wisdom does the Bible have for those of us who can hear God calling us to do something scary for Him?
#NeverForget (Deuteronomy 16)
We attend church. We call ourselves Christians. We insist that we believe in God. It all looks and sounds very good, but we've forgotten something crucial.
What it really means to be free (Deuteronomy 5)
The Ten Commandments seem like the beginner's level of being a Christian. But as I reread them, I was surprised by how many of the commandments conflict with things I really like to do.
A different kind of famous (Deuteronomy 4)
Christians get a bad rap these days because, well, a lot of them deserve it. We don't glorify God with our actions or our words. But why is that?
Doubt vs. You (Deuteronomy 3)
Doubt is confusing and squirmy and invasive. It whispers to us over and over again in the worst moments. This chapter demonstrates just one of the ways to shut Doubt up.
Where to next? (Numbers 33)
What kind of Lover doesn't see a future with their beloved? What kind of Romantic doesn't lie awake at night, dreaming sweet dreams about the new life they and their beloved will live together? Imagine Jesus lying awake thinking about you.
Some Jesus that you used to know (Numbers 32)
What if your significant other falls out of love with you? What if your friends get tired of you? I wonder if God ever asks those questions about us.
I’ll buy it for you (Numbers 29)
He'd move mountains for us, stay up all night talking to us, pour out blessings so that we won't have room for them. How can we resist that? How do we give that energy right on back to Him?
How do I fall in love? (Numbers 28)
Love isn't something you trip and fall into. Love isn't a collection of butterflies or heady emotions. Love is...well, love is...