When I am tempted and give in, it is my fault although it pains me to admit it. There shouldn't be excuses but I often times find myself coming up with them. God wants me to take responsibility for my actions and admit my wrongs. Both parties are to blame. I should be asking, "Why am I blaming someone else?" Is it because I am ashamed? Is it because I feel guilty? Yes and yes. Blaming someone doesn't erase the fact that…Continue
Today's devotional was about not blaming someone else for the way my life is. For the past three years I have been using the passing of my father as an excuse for the sadness in my life and the things that happen to me. I felt sorry for myself. There were hundreds of times where I would think to myself, "They are acting like this or saying that because my dad died," or "How could they do that? Don't they care about my…Continue
Upon first reading Galatians 2:21 I had a hard time understanding exactly what it meant. I reread it over and over again but still found myself with a confused look.
After a little looking, I found my answer. Galatians 2: 15-16 says, "We who are Jews by birth and not 'Gentile sinners' know that a man is not justified by observing the law, but…Continue