Daily Devotional 6-26-16

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Don’t Worry—Be Happy By Scott Keith – Last week on the Jagged Word, I read an article by the Mischievous Muse that got me thinking. The article was entitled “Happiness is for Babies.” It was an insightful look into our current culture of endless narcissism and pursuit of all things self. My only criticism is I think what the Mischievous Muse described in her article was selfishness, not happiness. I agree with her on almost every point. We are not, indeed, the...

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Daily Devotional 6-13-16

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Live as the Men You Are Called to Be By Scott Keith – Living as the men we have been called to be means that we live as men who love. The Apostle Paul is clear about this in 1 Corinthians when he claims that, no matter what we say, if we speak without love, we are no better than a banging gong: If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries...

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Daily Devotional 10-9-15

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Daily Devotional, General

  Rolling Naked in the Thorn Bushes October 8, 2015 By Jeff Mallinson – When overwhelming temptation presents itself, what do you do? Do you run, indulge, or do you attempt some way to inflict punishment on yourself in order to do the right thing? I tried this last approach a few years back with my friend and colleague, Betsi. We both were trying to stay on track with our diet and exercise. We decided that if we didn’t meet certain benchmarks of progress, we...

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