Tag Archives: sin

Can’t Dull My Shine

It occurred to me (though this isn’t the first time) that not everyone walking with you is with you for the right reasons.  Not everyone in your circle is your friend.  Judas Iscariot followed Jesus…but wasn’t his true friend (or … Continue reading

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Be the Church!

Just a quick thought… Our world needs a lot of healing but it must begin with the church. We’re sinking to unprecedented “lows.” Healing must start with the called out, Holy Spirit filled, baptized believers.  “If my people, which are called … Continue reading

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We know poison to be a substance that tends to destroy life or impair our health, or that which interrupts our well-being and has the unfortunate capacity to cause death as well. Indeed, we’ve been warned throughout our lives, no … Continue reading

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“Call FAST to treat a poisoning! Call FIRST to prevent a poisoning!” -Poison Control Center Website. “Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:  But … Continue reading

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Sin… Oops

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God (Rom. 3:23).”  Let’s face it… we’ve done a lot more than simply “missed the mark!”  We’ve blown it big time.  In fact, we weren’t even aiming for “the mark.”  We had no interest in … Continue reading

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Eat the Whole Roll

What’s with this new pick-&-choose Gospel?  “Pick-a-part” was intended for selecting car parts–not the parts of the Gospel we’d like to obey.  The old folks used to say, “baby, you’ve gotta eat the whole roll.”  That meant we couldn’t select … Continue reading

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Check My Heart

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.  Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me (Ps. 51:10-11).” God, wash us and purify us by Your … Continue reading

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