Bridge to obedience?


My friend, may I ask you a question? The Bible tells us that God doesn’t tempt anyone. Does that mean, however, that he won’t allow us to fall into temptation? Perhaps in the short run he allows us to fall so that we have the ability to stand up to temptation in the long run?

My friend, life’s a story, welcome to This Passing Day. I’m Mark Brunner.


“Leave it!” is a command we hear around our house often. Whenever something falls on the floor but it wasn’t intended that one of our four dogs should have it, we use the command “Leave it!” These two words are quite effective since the “leave” part comes across at a high decibel level that dogs can hear well. Nevertheless, it took a long time before each one of the dogs learned to heed the