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The golden rule that your flesh hates.
To love, show kindness towards, and give mercy to the person who wronged you is difficult. It’s not natural to fallen humanity. Your flesh hates the thought of it. But this is the type of love The Lord calls his disciples to. To not be harbors of hate, but mirrors of mercy.
Secret Sins, are not so Secret.
It was early in the morning. As the dawning sun broke over the horizon the Israelite warriors could be seen marching around the city. It must have been a strange sight to the residents of Jericho. For seven days they had been marching and sounding their trumpets, yet not one advance to attempt to breach … Continue reading Secret Sins, are not so Secret.
Is Kanye West for real?
A few days ago someone asked me if I had bought and listened to Kanye West's new album? I looked at them with a joking face waiting for the punchline. It never came. They proceeded to tell me that Kanye West had been converted and was now following Jesus. Since then I have heard a … Continue reading Is Kanye West for real?
What to do when The Lord isn’t listening.
If you feel like your prayer closet is dry then there may be a reason...
Come needy and bring your troubles to Jesus.
If you think you need to clean yourself up before you can come to Jesus, then you have not understood the Gospel.
Seven ways to know your Bible “better.”
Everyone wants to know The Bible better. The only question is how can you?
Listen, the rest Jesus gives is infinitely better than your Labor Day vacation or nap.
Dreading the Tuesday morning after Labor Day? Let me share with you why you should joy in the rest Jesus offers, and why it is infinitely better than any Labor Day vacation or nap.
On level ground we stand.
An ancient city dating back to 600 B.C. Corinth rested on a narrow geographical isthmus between two key ports Cenchrea and Lechaeum. The city provided a narrow strip of land, only 4 miles wide in some areas, on which sailors could transport small ships via a primitive railway system. This was highly preferred to the … Continue reading On level ground we stand.
2017, Three Reflections. One conclusion.
As I sat in my office today, at lunch, a staggering thought pressed upon my mind, “This has been the greatest year of my life.” For clarity, the other years have not been “bad” but the last 365 days have produced such momentous events that the year of 2017 will bear an indelible mark on … Continue reading 2017, Three Reflections. One conclusion.