Tag Archives: Good Works

The Simple Life: Do all the good you can

Start by reading 3 John 1:9-11 and Romans 12:6-21

So we all know that we’re supposed to do good things, right?  I think that’s probably something that we can all agree on.  What we may disagree on is in the ways that we do those good things.

The other thing is that we work really hard to fit those “good things” into our already busy schedules.  And there’s not anything wrong with that, but that also means we have to figure out why we do good things.  Any time we have to fit something into our schedule, then it means that we have to have a good reason for it.  This is why so often we pass up opportunities to do good because it doesn’t fit with our lives. Continue reading The Simple Life: Do all the good you can

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Don’t be a Grouch

Start by reading James 1:17-27 and Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

One of my favorite TV characters from when I was growing up was from this little show called Sesame Street.  I’m one of those kids that grew in the Sesame Street era, and a lot of lessons I was being taught were reinforced by what I saw there.

On that TV show there was one of my favorite characters, and that was Oscar the Grouch. Continue reading Don’t be a Grouch