Christian Meditation: Sometimes Defeat is Required Before Victory


Triumphant Defeats William Wallace was a Scotsman who sought freedom from a tyrannical king of England in the 1200s. He initially took up this cause in retaliation for his own personal family losses. His cause grew among the people, and it became an insurrection against England. Wallace entreated Robert the Bruce, the future king of … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Sometimes Defeat is Required Before Victory

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Christian Meditation: When a Problem Turns Into a Calling


"As for the donkeys you lost three days ago, do not worry about them; they have been found. And to whom is all the desire of Israel turned, if not to you and all your father's family?" 1 Samuel 9:20 Saul and his servant were out seeking his father's lost donkeys. This was symbolic of … Continue reading Christian Meditation: When a Problem Turns Into a Calling

Christian Meditation: Self-Control in the Christian Life


Self-control is the mastery of your tongue, your thoughts, your passions, and your appetites through delayed gratification. I mean it’s supernatural. The Spirit of God, part of what the Spirit does is He gives us self-control. Self-control in our eating, self-control in our speech, self-control in…I don’t know about you, now it took years for me, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Self-Control in the Christian Life

Christian Meditation : Flailing and Failing in the Christian Life


Flailing & Failing Keith Wishum recently recalled an atypical athlete of the 2000 Summer Olympics… Eric Moussambani made a big splash at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, becoming an instant CNN celebrity for his performance in the 100-meter freestyle swimming. No, Eric didn’t win a medal. The only record he might have set … Continue reading Christian Meditation : Flailing and Failing in the Christian Life

Christian Meditation: You and I Might Be the Only Bible Someone Ever Reads


"Each man will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land." #Isaiah 32:2 Have you ever walked in a dry, hot climate for an extended time? The sun beats down, sweat begins … Continue reading Christian Meditation: You and I Might Be the Only Bible Someone Ever Reads

Christian Meditation: Loving God throughout Your Christian Life


The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. —2 Corinthians 10:4-5 Satan is not … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Loving God throughout Your Christian Life

Christian Meditation: Practicing Faithfulness Throughout Your christian Life


Faithfulness is a character quality of trustworthiness, dependability, one who keeps his promises, follows through on the tasks we say we’ll do. Proverbs 20 verse 6 says, “Many a man proclaims his own faithfulness but a faithful man who can find?” People, by and large, all of us included, can be flakey, right? Faithfulness is … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Practicing Faithfulness Throughout Your christian Life

Christian Meditation: 10 Things Your Husband Hates


My husband and I spent many years in a miserable state. I'm ashamed to tell you that this list is a result of some of the ways I was guilty. Several, actually. I'd love for you to learn from the mistakes that I made over the years. He hates when you throw him under the … Continue reading Christian Meditation: 10 Things Your Husband Hates

Christian Meditation: Struggling With Singleness and Infertility in Your Christian Life


The two hardest emotional struggles I have ever had centered around the issues of singleness and infertility. After breaking up with the man I thought I was going to marry, I moved to a new city to begin a new job. With no prospects on the horizon, I became quickly convinced that I would never … Continue reading Christian Meditation: Struggling With Singleness and Infertility in Your Christian Life

Christian Meditation: How to Give God What He Wants the Most


I wanted to just give you two pictures that have been very helpful to me. One is a blank check. And this blank check, for many of you, this will be the first time… And I want to tell you. This… Please do not hear everything will be easy and wonderful and great. In fact, … Continue reading Christian Meditation: How to Give God What He Wants the Most