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CHASING AFTER GOD

Do you fervently seek God?

Is God what you desire most in life?

Do you meditate on God’s glory and greatness?

David wrote Psalm 63 while he was in the wilderness hiding from people who wanted to kill him. Even in these dire circumstances, David answered yes to all three of the above questions.

Can I do the same? Can you?

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COMMAND IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

Command is a four letter word. We don’t like being told what to do; however, it’s part of our daily life. We are told:  to pay taxes, when to put our garbage out, to be at work at a certain time, to complete an assignment, etc. Although we don’t like it, for the most part, we obey the commands of men. Conversely, the commands of God are often ignored – even defied. So, this week we are examining the Ten Commandments and how they influence our behavior – or not.

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DO WE SQUANDER PRAYER?

Talking to the Creator of the universe is unparalleled to any privilege we have on earth. Nevertheless, too often my mantra is similar to Vanessa from the series Last Man Standing. In one episode Vanessa tells her husband that she would prefer to stay home and complete her “to do” list, instead of attending church and praying that the list is accomplished.  I empathize with Vanessa, do you? I know it’s wrong but I sometimes treat prayer like it’s a waste of time and energy. Read on to find out how we squander our prayer privilege and what praying in truth means.

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THE LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS

It’s hard to believe, but this month is my blog’s one-year anniversary! I want to take this opportunity to thank you for allowing me into your lives via your computer or phone. You are a blessing to me and I hope you’ve been blessed by the blog posts and devotions this past year.

I know that my blog title, The Law of Diminishing Returns, isn’t very celebratory. However, since I have published 75 articles during the past year and plan on writing more, I thought I better check out this hypothesis. Sure hope this theory doesn’t apply to the blogging world. More importantly, does it apply to our spiritual lives? We will take a look at that today.

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