Archive | Confidence in Christ

Unshakable Confidence

Today’s’ Truth “I will never leave you or forsake you” ( Friend To Friend She was among an eager group of four-year-old children crowded around my feet as I taught their Sunday school lesson. I was the teacher and they were the students – or at least that is how it started out. The pint-sized […]

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Exchanging the Old for the New

Today’s Truth  “And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit” (2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV). Friend To Friend  Julianna came out of the womb ready to meet every challenge with determination, every celebration with enthusiasm, […]

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Cheap Nails

Today’s Truth  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he (she) is a new creation, the old is gone, and the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17). Friend To Friend One of the greatest philosophers of all time is Charlie Brown, the little round-headed kid in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts cartoon.  But even Charlie Brown has his […]

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The Three-headed Monster Rears His Ugly Head

Today’s Truth 2 Corinthians 3:4 (NIV) “Such confidence as this is ours through Christ before God.  Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God.” Friend To Friend The three-headed monster of inferiority, insecurity and inadequacy can paralyze a Christian into inactivity and leave him or […]

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“I’m Not __________ Enough.”

Today’s Truth “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you” (1 Corinthians 3:16). Friend To Friend I’m not _____________ enough. You can fill that blank in with smart, talented, gifted, spiritual, or any number of positive attributes.  But the root source of each one of those lies […]

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