Beyond critiquing another’s work, a critical spirit says, “Not only are you doing it wrong. I can do it better.” If you’re thinking of arguing with me on that, think back to the last time you were critical of someone, and you will see that there was an element of conceit in your thinking of what would be a better way—your way—to do whatever you were critiquing.Read More
Depression is a dark hopeless feeling that believes all is lost and there is no way out of the pit. It also makes wrong assumptions about God. Very often the feelings and the Truth of what God’s Word says are at opposite ends and in great conflict with each other. Seeing Depression Through the Eyes of GraceRead More
Pray to the Lord and ask Him to help you with your critical spirit. If you have been told you are critical and don’t see it, ask God to create in you a clean heart and renew a right spirit within you.Read More
It can be very frustrating when a sister in Christ is heading down what you see as a wrong road in her life. Perhaps you are older than she, and you consider yourself wiser. Maybe you’ve even followed through with a choice she is considering, and you know the potential pain and heartache it can bring. As you watch her plow ahead into certain disaster (in your view), you pray for her, but in your heart you are worried and if you’re honest, you’re even a little angry with her for not taking your advice. Here are three questions for self-examination.Read More
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