Monthly Archives: July 2016

Forgiveness has the power to change us: Life lessons from Paul

Forgiven people forgive other people. That’s the central theme of what Paul is writing in these verses from Philemon. Continue reading

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Seeing the big picture of what God is doing: Life lessons from Paul

Paul helps to show how the events that happen in one friend’s life are part of the bigger picture of what God is doing in the world. How does your life fit into the big picture? Continue reading

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Seeing the value in others: Life lessons from Paul

Are we quick to write others off? Paul, in this verse from Philemon, challenges us to see the value in others. Continue reading

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More appeals to the heart and less commands: Life lessons from Paul

When you know that the decision will be tough, how do you make the appeal to someone else? ¬†How do you convince them that one way is the best way? The first post in this series introduced us to the … Continue reading

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Facing a tough conversation with a Biblical approach

Have you ever had to approach someone with a tough question? Paul’s letter to Philemon offers some insight on how to handle it. Continue reading

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Living in an upside-down world of haves, have nots

Ever find yourself comparing your lives to the lives of others? The writer of the Book of James has a reminder for us when we want to start comparing our lives to others. Continue reading

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Walking out of the valley to renew our relationship with God

It’s an image that weaves throughout scripture. So, how can walking out of the valley help us to see God and our lives in a different way? Continue reading

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