I read a comment on social media today, something along the lines of ‘Can we agree that anyone’s answer in 2015 to the question “What do you see yourself doing in five year’s time?” was wrong?’ Pretty much sums it up. It will be hard to think of another time when we all have such …

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It is impossible to avoid disappointment. To live as a human in a fallen world is to experience deficit between expectation and experience. A strategy of avoidance is to eliminate expectation or reject experience. Avoidance is deficient and self-defeating because it nurtures cynicism and refuses to accept the gifts God brings to our lives. Instead …

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Disappointment is a part of this world. We can’t avoid it, we will have it; our choice is what to do with it. Disappointment may not be able to be gone from our life, but it can be invested. Jesus demonstrated disappointment with the actions of both friends, foes, and those who were neither – …

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How could a people who have experienced the genuine power of God decide to worship idols. Drew Dyck thinks it was not because the people forgot, but because they wanted something safer, something they could control. Idolatry is the creation and worship of manageable gods. From Yawning At Tigers: On the morning of the third …

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