What is a Fireside on Spiritual Reload?
“O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walkethJeremiah 10:23
to direct his steps.”
If you have ever sat beside a campfire and watched the sparks dance in the air, or warmed your hands and feet in front of an hearth, then you’ll understand why we chose to write these short reflections ‘by the Fireside.’
Meditation on the words of God will guide a man to wisdom even if he has no other education. This makes these ~500 word “Firesides” unique, because they stem from Scripture. This also makes them universal in application, because the Scripture which sparks them.
“Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD;”Jeremiah 23:29
Fire within; fire without. For it is not reading alone that makes a man blessed:
“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.”Psalm 1:1-2
Trustworthiness; out of sight, but not out of mind.
You can’t start anything new because you have too much momentum in the old ways to quit.
You know all the stories of the Bible, right? Is it possible you’ve missed something tremendous?
“If only we would accustom ourselves properly to this view, the entire world would be full of service to God.” – Martin Luther
The upper rooms of houses have a special mention in the New Testament.
“What, could ye not watch with me one hour?” Matthew 26:40 For a generation who lives life in the moment, we still are reliant on the 60- minute hour.
What we can learn from the avian and the reptile will strengthen our character.
Why should what’s next rob you of what’s now?
God won’t fill a man who is only concerned with how he feels about himself.