Running, they say, is 90% mental. And the other 10% is also mental. Now, while that’s a bit of an exaggeration, I have learned over the past ten years that it’s not very far off the mark. It takes an act of the will, a mental decision, to get out of bed early in the … Continue reading Keep Running, Christian!
Originally posted February 11, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Our passage this week brings Peter’s discussion of suffering to a close. After this, he will give instructions to the shepherds of Christ’s flock, then a final call to watchfulness with hope before concluding his letter. But in this passage, he gently, yet urgently calls us … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 14
Originally posted January 12, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Happy New Year, and welcome back to our study of 1 Peter! I must say, the break we took for the holidays looked at the beginning as if it would last forever, but now it seems that the time flew by. I’m so glad to resume … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 11
Originally posted November 10, 2017, at Women of Purpose. In our lesson this week we continued to dig into Peter’s admonition to us as beloved sojourners who are to do good and bring glory to God, this time in the context of our relationships in the workplace. Well, I say, “in the workplace,” but Peter … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 9
Originally posted November 3, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Our passage this week is pivotal to the epistle of 1 Peter. Thus far, Peter has taught us about our gracious, pre-ordained salvation from God the Father; the brevity of our lives, and therefore our trials, in view of the eternality of our living hope and … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 8