Self Control

Self Control

We’re all aware that self-control is one of the Biblical disciplines of a Christian life. Some forms of self-control are relatively easy for us, and others considerably more difficult. For example, you may state confidently that you are not promiscuous, a drunkard, gambler or practice any of the other troublesome human behaviours which are prevalent in society. However, before we take any personal credit for being such a ‘good person’,...

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What the night brings

What the night brings

I woke up in a panic last night. Someone was in my house. Standing over me. Ready to hurt me. And so I screamed myself awake. No one was there. So I got up, waited for my heartbeat to slow down, and prayed Psalm 23 while walking around my house checking doors. It was the same old fear. And I followed the same ritual I go through every night this has happened since I moved into my own home more than six years ago. It doesn’t happen every night....

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More on the full armor of God

It’s amazing how many times this past week that this topic has come to my attention. I think God is definitely trying to get my attention! And I’m listening! One thought that came to mind is praise to the Lord for His abundant provision to His children to “fight the good fight”. In exhortation as well, as in a living example, we have all need to be faithful. But, the question comes, will I recognize the tactics of Satan;...

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