Tag archive: responsibility

Top Priority

Top Priority

For me to cancel something important there must be a very good reason. John 11:1-16 Reference: ““But Rabbi,” they said, “a short while ago the Jews there tried to stone you, and yet you are going back?”” John‬ ‭11:8‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: It’s amazing how easily you can clear your calendar if you really need to….

Blinded By Pain

Blinded By Pain

My self talk heaps pity on my own head 2 Samuel 19:1-43 Reference: “Then Joab went into the house to the king and said, “Today you have humiliated all your men, who have just saved your life and the lives of your sons and daughters and the lives of your wives and concubines.” ‭‭2 Samuel‬…

Passing The Buck

Passing The Buck

Instead of her workmate admitting his mistake, he blamed my friend Luke 23:1-7 Reference: When he learned that Jesus was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. (Luke 23:7 NIV) Application: A friend of mine is just a couple of months into a new job. While…

Spending Pocket Money

Spending Pocket Money

If they find a 5 cent piece on the ground they feel like they’ve won the jackpot! Luke 19:11-27 Reference: “ ‘Sir,’ they said, ‘he already has ten!’ (‭Luke‬ ‭19‬:‭25‬ NIV) Explore: We have just started giving our boys pocket money on the weekend. It’s funny to see how precious each coin is to them….

Who’s To Blame

Who's To Blame

They’re more than happy to throw their brother under the bus when something has gone wrong. Psalm 80:1-18 Reference: You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us. (‭Psalm‬ ‭80‬:‭6‬ NIV) Explore: My boys still haven’t learned the importance of taking responsibility for their own actions. At six…

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