Monthly Archives: November 2015

Stop Complaining

14 Do everything without complaining or arguing.  Philippians 2:14   A man joined a remote monastery deep in the woods followed a rigid vow of silence.  Their vow could only be broken once a year. That monk could speak only two … Continue reading

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Who’s Responsible for Spiritual Growth – You, God or the Church?

Psychologists say one of the primary causes of arguing in households is the dispute over what is called “the division of labor.”  Which task belongs to which person? If the bed goes unmade, if the dishes go unwashed, if the … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Dump Discouragement

Are you discouraged today?  Discouragement and depression are on the rise.  Even our children are affected.  ABC news reported that “Today’s Teens are More Anxious and Depressed than Ever.”   Also “10 times more people suffer from major depression now than … Continue reading

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Philippians 2: 1-11 Commentary (Christ’s Example)

People can rob us of our joy. Paul was facing his problems with people at Rome (Phil. 1:15-18) as well as with people in Philippi, and it was the latter who concerned him the most. When Epaphroditus brought a generous … Continue reading

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