1. Temporary Affliction vs. the Eternal Weight of Glory
    11 Sep, 2017
    Temporary Affliction vs. the Eternal Weight of Glory
    For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Sometimes I need a reality check. For example, it’s easy for me to get all mopey and sulky when things aren’t going the way I want them to.  I feel afflicted in some way, and so I throw a pity party.
  2. Sharing the Glory
    14 Feb, 2017
    Sharing the Glory
    The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs-- heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.  Romans 8:16-17 Maybe you've heard some of the buzz about the recent Grammy Awards.  Adele took home five Grammys including best album of the year.  But in her acceptance speech for that award, she drew attention to Beyoncé.  Here's what she said . . .    But I can’t