Category Archives: Thought of the Day

Deserve

Last night I had to fight off tears (this happens to me a lot these days) when I read the following words from Ezra 9:13: “… you, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserved.” The Lord had … Continue reading

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Want

If you want God, you will see heaven, too. If you desire only heaven, you will see neither.

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Heaven

While there undoubtedly will be familiar things for believers to enjoy in the afterlife, I don’t think our experiences in heaven* will simply be amplifications of the best of our earthly life. Heaven is ultimately not about spectacular mountain vistas … Continue reading

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Best

When did “We’re going to give you the best healthcare plan” become “This is the best we can do”?

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Women

Other than Jesus gently chiding Martha for complaining about her sister, Mary, I can think of no instance of the Gospels putting women in anything close to a bad spiritual light–the men, not so much!

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Let

Let the church be the church and the state be the state.

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Appears

No one is as good as he or she appears to be (and that includes me).

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Better

If we want better leaders, maybe we should think about being better people.

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Dust

Ash Wednesday is a powerful visual reminder of an inescapable truth: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” If ashes are not your style, take a moment today to listen to the sobering testimony of your … Continue reading

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Winning

Winning doesn’t necessarily make you a winner, and losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser.

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