Archive for October, 2021

  • October 18, 2021By JB Shreve

    The nature of the human will is an intriguing dynamic in scripture. It was the free will of man that allowed Adam to choose obedience to God or rebellion and sin. Our free will is part of the risky proposition God implanted in His design of creation. When and if man partnered his own will

  • October 11, 2021By JB Shreve

    In Psalm 51:10, the Psalmist cries out to God, Create in me a clean heart, Oh God! This is a prayer that resonates with those who seek to walk with God and remove the stain of our weaknesses and failures from that journey. The reality of such a prayer grows even more as we realize

  • October 4, 2021By JB Shreve

    A religious mindset perceives prayer as a conspicuously unique activity separated from the rest of life. We close our eyes. We bow our heads. We fold our hands. We kneel. It is an activity rich in ritual. That was not the model that Jesus demonstrated for us throughout the Gospels. Several times we read that

  • October 1, 2021By JB Shreve

    In this podcast devotional, JB and Casie Shreve continue the look at the heart that we have been focusing on here at the website. The heart is complex, it is deep, it is unique to each of us, and it is central to our personal walk with God. As human beings, life teaches us to