Joe Barnett

Jealousy

I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy.                    —2 Corinthians 11:2 Jealousy can be deadly. It cost Cain his freedom, Joseph his brothers, and Jesus his life. When it infiltrates a church, it’s toxic: “Wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find …

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Hang in There

You will be rewarded when the time is right, if you don’t give up.                   —Galatians 6:9 Yale professor Halford Luccock called patience the “ho-hum” virtue. Theologian John Chrysostom, on the other hand, called it “the queen of virtues.” More often than not, failure can be chalked …

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