Haughty or Humble?

Bob Roane Counseling, Theology, Wise living

For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not? (1 Corinthians 4:7 NIV) The Corinthian Problem In this part of 1 Corinthians, Jesus reminds us that He sends us out to others and we are His servants, …

Seek First God’s Kingdom

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Wise living

Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. (Psalm 24:4-5) Christ Still Teaches Jesus is the unique Son of God, fully divine and fully human in one person. He came down from His throne to save …

Loving Enemies and Forgiving

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Wise living

Jesus, teaching in the temple courts, cried out, “Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but He (God the Father) who sent me is true. You do not know Him, but I know Him because I am from Him and He sent me. (John 7:28-29) Christ is Captivating …

Loving God and Neighbor

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Wise living

Nicodemus said, “Rabbi, we know we know without any doubt that you have come from God as a teacher and God is with you.” Jesus said, “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am.” (John 3:12; 13:13) Sitting at Jesus’ Feet One day Christ and His disciples visited the home of two sisters, …

Jesus Our Defender and Protector

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Joy and Peace, Safety and Security in Christ

Defend my cause and redeem me. Preserve my life according to your promise….You are my hiding place. You will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. (Psalm 119:154, 32:7) Are You Safe? The Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago, Illinois, is the third tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. It is 108 stories tall, soaring …