The Purple Pants Prayer

When I’m out and about in my car and I see people walking down the street or standing at a bus stop, I’ve developed the practice of praying for these strangers.  For example, if I see someone smoking at the bus stop, I pray that God will inspire and strengthen the person to quit. IContinue reading “The Purple Pants Prayer”

Getting Better As Things Get Worse

Yesterday I was awake in the middle of the night listening to a sermon podcast.  I love learning and being uplifted by truth and hope.  Listening to Bible teaching redirects my mind from the latest news of problems in the world.  Then a thought came to my mind; while the world is becoming worse, ChristiansContinue reading “Getting Better As Things Get Worse”

Where Is Your Confidence?

Confidence is trust and assurance.  Where should we place our trust and assurance?  The Bible gives only one right answer to that question.  We are to place our trust, assurance, and confidence in God alone. Does this mean that we are not supposed to have any self-confidence?  No, we are not meant to be wimpyContinue reading “Where Is Your Confidence?”