Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses

Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Rules or Relationships – Part 16

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Rules or Relationships – Part 16

Posted on September 22

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: RULES OR RELATIONSHIPS – PART 16 When you look at religion, what do you see? Looking through human glasses, we see rules. Looking through God’s glasses, we see relationships. It’s always been easy to confuse religion with rules. If you keep a certain set of rules, then you’re a religious person. And the rules seem to change in different settings. Sometimes I hear someone talking about another person’s faith... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Success or Significance – Part 15

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Success or Significance – Part 15

Posted on September 15

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: SUCCESS OR SIGNIFICANCE – Part 15 What you see depends on the glasses through which you are looking. Looking through human glasses, we tend to see success. Looking through God’s glasses, we are able to see significance. Achieving success is usually connected to personal ambition that benefits the individual. Success can be dangerous. It can give us a false image of how important we really are. It can create... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Fake or Real – Part 14

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Fake or Real – Part 14

Posted on September 8

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: FAKE OR REAL – PART 14 I flipped through the sports channels Sunday night, August 19, 2021, and saw that ESPN was televising a high school football game. IMG Academy was playing Bishop Sycamore from Canton, Ohio, a school I had never heard of. The game was in the second quarter, and Bishop Sycamore was behind 30-0. One of the commentators said that the game was a mismatch. I... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Two Different Olympic Ceremonies – Part 13

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Two Different Olympic Ceremonies – Part 13

Posted on September 1

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: TWO DIFFERENT OLYMPIC CEREMONIES – PART 13 The Olympics are famous for a lot of pageantry. Millions of people watch the opening ceremony as athletes of each nation walk together behind their nation’s flag. The closing ceremony is different. The athletes don’t walk behind their own flag but enter at random with people from other nations. The idea was to represent that the Olympic Games end with bringing people... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Selfishness or Servanthood – Part 12

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Selfishness or Servanthood – Part 12

Posted on August 25

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: SELFISHNESS OR SERVANTHOOD – Part 12 If we look at life through human glasses, we see selfishness – what’s in it for me? When we look at life through God’s glasses, we see servanthood – what’s in it for Him? One day, the disciples came to Jesus. They thought they ought to be serving Him in some way. Jesus quickly corrected them by saying, “I didn’t come to be... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Posted on July 28

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: COUNTING POINTS OR COUNTING PEOPLE? – Part 11 How do you determine who wins in sports? If you look through human glasses, you count the number of points scored. If you look through God’s glasses, you count the number of people served. Monty Williams was named Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns in 2019. A reporter asked him about his philosophy of coaching. Coach Williams said, “The essence of... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Posted on July 21

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: NEGATIVE CIRCUMSTANCES OR POSITIVE RESPONSES – PART 10 What we see in life depends on the glasses through which we are looking. When we look through human glasses, we can only see negative circumstances. When we see things through God’s glasses, we can see positive responses. Which glasses we look through is a choice we make. When I was working on a graduate degree at Princeton, I read Viktor E.... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Bib or Apron? - Part 9

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Bib or Apron? – Part 9

Posted on July 14

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: BIB or APRON? – Part 9 How can we experience the most meaningful life possible? Looking through human glasses, we see the answer as wearing a bib. Looking through God’s glasses, we see the answer as wearing an apron. Coach Willie Spears and I are writing a book together to be ready in October on this subject of the bib or apron. Wearing a bib indicates that we are... more »

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A Sad Situation or a Simple Solution? – Part 8

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: A Sad Situation or a Simple Solution? – Part 8

Posted on July 7

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: A SAD SITUATION OR A SIMPLE SOLUTION? – Part 8 Oftentimes in life, we are confronted with situations that are hard to understand. Through human glasses, we see a sad situation. Through God’s glasses, we can see a simple solution. It was June 6, 2021, in Centerpoint, AL. Tim Harrison didn’t have enough money to get a cap and gown, so he could not attend his high school graduation... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Posted on June 23

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: GETTING OR GIVING – PART 7 Looking through human glasses, we see getting. Looking through God’s glasses, we are able to see giving. A spirit of getting is a result of our natural selfishness. The spirit of giving is the result of God’s grace helping us to see things from a different perspective. “The greedy only wants to get, while the Godly only wants to give.”  (Proverbs 21:26) Jesus... more »

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