This is a danger inherent in professional ministry: ministers and other...– Darrell Bock, on the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14)
The Bible gives a full list of large reasons to be thankful. God is thanked for his deliverance (Psalm 35:18), for loving us and being faithful (Psalm 52:9, 107:8), for safe arrival after a long, arduous journey (Acts 28:15), for other believers and for the testimony of their faith (Romans 1:8), for the gift of salvation that enables one not to sin (Romans 6:17), for delivering us from our...
why are we so unhappy?
Why are we so unhappy in the West, when we have so much? Maybe it is because success and meaning are being defined in the wrong places by the wrong things. Life’s real blessings are not valued and appreciated, while things that cannot really bless are assigned value and worth they do not really possess. Often our families and friends and, more important, the God of life, are...