How did she have the courage to do it? Did she fear that he would know what she was thinking? Figure out her plan? Afterward, did she cry and shake like a leaf? There is so little mentioned about Jael in the book of Judges. Just a handful of verses […]
Author: Melanie Dickerson
“What do you think I am, black?”
My jaw dropped and I was rendered speechless. That a 7 or 8 year-old-boy in a Sunday School class would respond in that way to a simple request that he pick up after himself had my mind reeling. I had no idea how to respond.
Guilt and feelings of inadequacy can be such powerful motivators, driving us to work hard for the approval of others. Working hard isn’t necessarily a bad thing, nor is seeking approval. However, when we think we need to work for God’s approval, then there is a problem. Praise God we […]