January 28, 2021
We are notorious forgetters. God moves and provides for us daily. And then, there are those extraordinary moments when He encounters us. But in light of this growing number of experiences of God’s goodness, is there ever-increasing gratitude and worship?
BACK TO BETHEL
Jacob is an example. God met him at critical junctures, but none more life-altering than the encounter at Bethel. God was so anxious for Jacob never to forget this that He instructed him to move there and make an altar.
Where has God met you? Have you forgotten? Do you regularly review His works and live from that understanding? Are you more grateful because you have years of accumulated goodness from God?
If not, it may be time to return to Bethel.
Father, help me to have increasing gratitude. Let the past fuel the future of faithfulness to You.
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March 02, 2021
Jealousy is always viewed in humans as a horribly destructive trait. Daniel Webster described it in his original 1828 dictionary as “the apprehension of superiority.” For instance, a person is jealous when they fear that someone has taken something that they want or may think they deserve for themselves; a position, an affection, an opportunity.
But is jealousy always wrong? Is it possible to be jealous for the right things? Is there a holy jealousy?
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