Tag Archives: sin
An evening Bible study with some friends turned into an intense discussion recently. Sparks flew. There was the potential for unpleasantness, but no one said anything they would have to apologize for later. It ended just the way a discussion … Continue reading
Reflections on Psalm 119 I spoke with a friend recently about a persistent bout of the blues. She listened patiently, then suggested daily reading and journaling through Psalm 119. This was the result.
Another mass shooting in America. Many are rightly screaming, “Terrorism” and others, “Gun control!”
Strangely, the story of Cain and Abel usually comes off sounding like that of a poor sap who makes an unfortunate blunder and then gets carried away by anger in the aftermath. But what really happened? Could there be more of … Continue reading
A close friend sent me an article that posed the question: Does our sin prevent the Holy Spirit from moving in our lives? The question is a difficult one. The answer is bound to lie somewhere between two cultural extremes.
Many of life’s most vital lessons come out of the blue. Conversely, few of them seem to come as a result of focused effort. When I try to apprehend them deliberately, it is as though God says, “That’s my job,” … Continue reading