Journals of abiding (3)

Abiding in Christ God, I am unable to do anything of eternal value in my own strength. My best efforts are like a dirty rag compared to your righteousness. When I try to be like you in my own strength, I always fail. I will never be able to live in the fruit of the…

Bible Study (day 12)

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14 (ESV) Our entire lives are but a journey toward eternal life in heaven. There are many perils along the way and fierce battles but this chapter calls us to not grow weary or fainthearted. We are…

A moment of stillness (51).

The sacredness of God. Let them praise your great and awe-inspiring name. He is holy. Psalm 99:3 With each passing year, the notion of sacredness becomes more and more faded. Sin becomes more and more tolerated. Christians look more and more like the world. God is, was, and will always be, holy. Nobody can change…

A moment of stillness (18).

Pure. He said to them, “Hear me, Levites. Consecrate yourselves now and consecrate the temple of the Lord, the God of your ancestors. Remove everything impure from the holy place.” 2 Chronicles 29:5 King Hezekiah was a wonderful king. His first project was to open the doors of the temple and repair them because the…

Holy meekness.

Unveiling the secrets of Christ-like character. The character of God is absolute perfection and there is no flaw in Him but we, as humans, have the tendency to live imbalanced lives- especially when it comes to our character. I used to struggle with being humble because most of my Christian character was marked with the…