While we should all work on overcoming our individual weaknesses and sins, we must also be willing to accept Jesus' sacrifice, made on our behalf.
Here on earth, it's the "Fall" season, and last night we were reminded of that fact with the now-annual modern rite of the "Fall Back" act of turning clocks back one hour in a return to standard time from daylight savings time.But those are not what we're going to talk about here in reference to … Continue reading The Fall
Sunday Sermon: Two things about bad things
There are two things that we can absolutely say with certainty about bad things: they will happen to good people, and good people will do them.The questions that all who want to believe in a loving, benevolent, saving God ask at some point in their lives often revolve around these two ideas. Those questions, of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Two things about bad things
It’s hard to dance with a devil on your back
Florence Welch awoke one morning after a particularly long, hard night of partying and drinking way too much. This particular morning-after found her body exhausted, her mind a scramble, and her soul depressed.She wasn't particularly happy about what she could remember about that previous night. At the time she thought she was having a good … Continue reading It’s hard to dance with a devil on your back
A lying tongue
If you ask almost anyone to list the things that they hate, 'liars' will inevitably be near the top. A funny thing, since every single one of us has lied, and continue to lie at times.Not always about big things, but often in small ways that involve both actual words that come from our mouths, … Continue reading A lying tongue