“That really burned me up.” Have you ever said that? I have. That’s why I’ve found it interesting that the Hebrew image behind fret has to do with fire—burning or kindling or glowing. Psalms tells us to “not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes” (NIV Psalms 37:7).
Oswald Chambers wrote that “fretting is wickedness for a child of God.” At first, that seemed a little extreme… Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why Christianity and nature are so often intertwined?
Jesus watched the storm clouds and the wind in the trees. He prayed in the dark and watched the sunrise. He noticed the seasons and the harvest bearing fruit. He taught on hillsides. After his resurrection, Jesus shared a meal of bread and fish with his disciples on the shore of the Sea of Tiberias. And some of the earliest records we have… Continue reading