If what we love keeps us from growing in Christ, He will take our loves from us. In the verse above, we find Lot in the final moments before the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. The warnings had been clear, and Lot had not doubted the truthfulness of the threats. Yet in the final moments before the destruction, as Lot is told to escape with his life, he lingers as if unable to move.
Something seemed off from the beginning. There were four of us lined up in the back of the church to help serve the Lord’s Supper. Our church is not large, so I was surprised that I did not really know the other three. I recognized them, and I knew they were members of either the … Continue reading A Communion Nightmare
There are kisses for every one of your despairs. Every wound and disease that eats at your soul can be addressed by the kisses of God. Children of God and those who long to be, run to your father while there is still time. Satan tells you that you are unworthy of the kisses of God, and the truth is you have never been worthy nor will you ever be. But that is the very reason you must go. Only the kisses of your father can offer you anything. The world will offer you its kisses, but they are the kisses of Judas. Betraying kisses that will lead to your demise. Reject the kisses of this world and run to your Father.
Truth is our creation:new dogma. Gender is a feeling.Identity, desire.Bigotry.The wealthy are evil.Their riches, our ambition.The free market creates kings,the government needs more power.Sacrifice to save our mother.The fetus, unnatural.Patriarchy.The only sin is sin."God is dead."His decomposition,our deities of decay. -D. Eaton
You may know a sheep from a swine, when both have fallen into the same mire, and are, in fact, so bemired, that neither by coat nor color can the one be distinguished from the other. How then distinguish them? Nothing more easy! The sheep, a type of the godly, strives and struggles to get … Continue reading Dirty Sheep or Dirty Swine?
Go, you fools, who make a mock at sin! Go and learn its malignity and demerit.
What exactly is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? There are three basic views.
What does this have to do with following Jesus? There is a parallel to this principle in the life of the local church. If you are not willing to lose your job, you are not as good of an employee as you could be. If you are a leader in your organization and you are … Continue reading Great Employees are Willing to Lose Their Jobs
As Isaac watched the knife which was lifted by his father be plunged into the ram that had been caught in the thicket, what could have been going through his mind? As he watched as the altar was set ablaze to finish the burnt offering, the thought of his replacement must have astonished him. Only moments early Issac had been bound and laying on the altar. Not only him but the future existence of the children of God.
Most people are quick admit that they rarely ever spend time on social media without something ruffling their feathers, and this should be expected. Research shows that posts that cause anger are more likely to be shared, liked, or commented on than any other kind of post. This is why, as Psychology Today reports, "Users … Continue reading Social Media’s Attack on Meekness