Archive for November, 2009
As our nation’s Founders designed their plan for a more perfect union, they understood that the success of a modern republic would require more than a political document like the Constitution … the Constitution alone could not curb individual selfishness. They believed that virtues were necessary for sustaining the American experiment.
Gratitude has nothing to do with how much you have. It has nothing to do with how much money, how much stuff, how many friends, how much influence. People who overflow with these things never take the time to stop and be grateful, while people with just a little overflow with gratitude. So, if gratitude has nothing to do with how much you have, what is the secret to being grateful?
No matter how long we’ve been following Jesus, there’s still a restless ache that lives deep within our hearts. Restlessness can cause people to make sudden, life-changing decisions—both good and bad. Psalm 42 offers three possible causes of restlessness.
Contentment, is something we all long for, but not something we find easily.
Contentment is hard to find because we are a restless people; we live in a culture that purposefully creates discontent.
What is contentment?
Contentment is a condition in which our soul is at rest regardless of our circumstances. You do not base your happiness on [...]
Uncertainty is a problem faced by people in all walks of life and it can be debilitating. But we looked at Psalm 19 and saw one of the many places in Scripture where God offers us guidance on how to make right and wise decisions when the path ahead is unclear.