Grandpa’s Bad Habit

Grandpa chewed tobacco as he had for many years. Guilt weighed heavily on him because he couldn't seem to give it up.Now and again he would make it a couple of days, but his will power gave out and it was back to the plug of tobacco. None of the other deacon's at his...

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New Ruts

Proverbs 4:26 - Carefully consider the path for your feet, and all your ways will be established. (HCSB)We had an unbelievably long winter last year with record amounts of snow. From the first snowfall till the snow was mostly melted was six long months. We also had...

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Changing Besetting Habits

Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin." John 8:34"I hate being late," my friend lamented. "It has been a problem for me all my life.""Do you really want to change that?" I asked."Yes, I do.""All right. Every time you are late to...

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Driving Nails

Desiderius Erasmus has said, "A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit." We should not simply resist "bad habits," we would do better to create good ones.A teacher who was lecturing on habits told his class that "anything you repeat twenty...

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