Say yes, the right yes, to God’s principles. If I say the right yes to God’s principles, then I’m going to meet the right people, and then I can say yes to his purposes. If I say the wrong yes to the wrong principles, I’m going to meet the wrong people and end up [...]
You’re like, “Ed, you’re right. I mean, the words of Jesus are so true.” Others are like, “Wow, that kind of makes me uncomfortable. I want to start locking the doors. I don’t dig that.” Yet, scripture tells us that this unloading thing is going to be totally off the chain.
Just say that over and over and over, because what that will help you to do is it will help you to put your marriage on cruise control. It will help you to just be very apathetic and very predictable as a spouse. And then you crank out a couple of kids. And you’re [...]
However, there is one person that can take affirmation and admiration in my life to an HNL: a ‘hole ‘notha level. Lisa. When Lisa affirms me and admires me; when she says, “Honey, I loved today’s message.” Wow, that just does it for me! The power of affirmation and admiration.
There is something that I have learned about getting dressed. You have got to have adequate light to get dressed, don’t you? Have you ever made the mistake of getting dressed in the dark? I have. You know I like to wear the color black. And I have things that are blue and black. [...]
Remember I said that sometimes wedding parties would last for about one week? Well here is what would take place in the Jewish household. The groom would make his way to the bride’s house and they would get married. Sometimes the ceremony would last a pretty long time. After the ceremony, perhaps after midnight, [...]
Maybe, just maybe, you can see yourself on one of those canvases. Or maybe you see some emotion. Or maybe you’re looking into the eyes right now of someone who has hurt you deeply. Maybe you think about an ex spouse, or maybe you’re thinking about a parent or a grandparent, an uncle, an [...]
A gentleman walked in who was employed at this place and he looked at me and the Bible and asked what I was doing. I replied that I was studying for a talk that I was going to give about what God and the Bible says about the end times. He replied that he [...]