Christ's Glory, Not Mine

Devotions, advice, and book reviews from science fiction author Andrea J. Graham

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It’s Not Always Easy to be a Kid

I have gathered, when kids express they feel it can be hard to be a kid, some parents laugh, saying the kids’ feeling is wrong, that what is hard is being an adult and having to work and pay a mortgage, to earn money to care for and provide for kids who would turn and […]

The Parable of the Computer

Brothers and sisters in Christ, forgiveness is plentiful and free. Grace and mercy are equally extended from the Lord to all. All we must do to receive it is humbly acknowledge we need it. As God’s children, we all know this well. So why do we ever pridefully insist God is wrong and any number […]

Is Christianity “All About Relationship?”

“I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.” (John 10:14-15) How close do you suppose the Father and the Son are? How well do they know each other? That is […]

Untwisting a Scripture Abusers Pervert

“Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.” (1 Peter 3:8) Peter just finished advising employees (or the ancient equivalents) on how to conduct themselves with their employers, and wives and husbands on how to conduct themselves in the marriage relationship, so it’s possible “all […]

Love like Brothers, Compete like Godly ones

“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” (Romans 12:10)   These instructions come to us in the midst of similar instructions. At first glance, we are tempted to think context offers us no additional insights. But let’s look again anyway at the immediate context: Let love be genuine. Abhor what is […]