Preferences and Desires

“Now, I am absorbed by the two. The longing I have is to depart and be with Christ for that is much more preferable; but to remain in the flesh is more needful on your account.” (Philippians 1:23-24) This is one of the major themes of the book of Philippians…considering the needs of others as… Read More

Making God’s Desires Our Own

“And, if I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful work for me, but which I will choose, I do not know.” (Philippians 1:22) Here is the simple message of the Christ-focused life. God gives us work to do; we must do so to His glory and by reflecting the fruit of the… Read More

Does Sin Crouch? (Genesis 4:7)

Genesis 4:7 Can Sin Crouch and can sin Desire?   Genesis 4:7 (ESV) “If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.”   Literal Translation:  “Will not, if you do good,… Read More