Tag Archives: Matthew 7:3–5

Ephesians 4:1-3

Faithful Are the Wounds

Faithful Are the Wounds

The Immune System of Community I cannot count the number of times friends have spoken difficult truths to me in love. Honestly, I don’t think I want to know the version of myself that would exist without those faithful wounds. I don’t think that version of Kelly would be very nice to be around. Each

Happiness is a decision

Don’t Pet the Peeves

Be patient, bearing with one another in love. — Ephesians 4:2 NIV He picks his teeth in public. She has this odd manner of clearing her voice every few moments. He can’t watch the news without spouting his opinions. She must apply her makeup with a putty knife. He cuts off cars in traffic. She

Strengthen Your Marriage – Build Contempt for Contempt

Several years ago, returning from a trip, I stepped inside the front door and felt like I had walked every one of the four hundred miles I had just driven. I had spoken six times in four days, and had driven through four different states to get where I needed to go. I pulled into

Repentance and Forgiveness: Better Than a Game of Battleship

Although the words repentance and forgiveness sound religious and clean, the practice of these two grace-based words takes sleeves-rolled-up hard work. They’re tough, and they’re sweaty. I’m a sinful man. This fact — and my willingness to confess it — releases the effects of God’s grace in my home. And because I am a sinful

Parent With Perspective

Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you. — Matthew 7:1–2 NKJV And the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined

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