“The ends justify the means.” I’ve heard this phrase before. This logic seems to make an appearance in times of war or in economic decisions in a business environment. We will drop the bomb, people will die, some bad, some good. But the bad people will die. So the action of dropping the bomb is […]Read more "Jesus Wouldn’t Vote "
Every time I see a problem in my life, I want to fix it immediately. I know there are more people in this world like me. We are the fixers. The do-ers. “See a need, fill a need” is our motto. I have screwed up many times because of this mentality. I jump on board […]Read more "Blurred Mirrors."
Anyone who is a parent has probably heard of the children’s story, Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney (illustrated by Anita Jeram). It is an adorable story about a sweet conversation between “Little Nutbrown Hare” and his daddy, “Big Nutbrown Hare”. Little Nutbrown Hare begins by asking his daddy to guess how much he […]Read more "guess how much He loves you"
“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.” James 4:8 (ESV) Do you feel Him? Do you hear His voice? So often we hear popular verses and they quickly float through our minds without impact because we have them memorized. They are the typical verses used […]Read more "draw near"
“For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.” James 2:26 (ESV) “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” 1 John 3:18 (ESV) “For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not […]Read more "love and works"
I understand the title may seem a bit odd, but keep reading and it will all be clear. A friend called me up the other day to confide in me about her recent hurt feelings. She expressed that she was beginning to feel left out in her typical circle of friends. Her friends seemed to […]Read more "Jesus is oily"