how do i get close to god

Stay the Course

“Hear, my son, your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching; Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head and ornaments about your neck.” (See Proverbs 1:8-9) As a father, I read this first and think, “Right on, Bible! You tell those kids!” However, this is speaking to all the children of God, so that…

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Cars, Dogs & Brass Rings

“Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.” (See Colossians 3:1-2) Don’t worry about getting that new car. What will that gain you? Earthlings’ envy? Is…