grace


Throwing Rocks 1

I have a commentary on Isaiah that is basically useless except for an occasional quote such as this one: When someone has been wronged, it is easy for the awareness of that injustice to possess the whole being.  John Goldingay While Mr. Goldingay and I disagree on many issues regarding the prophet Isaiah’s writings, we […]


Warm Weather Musings…

Well, the temperature is rising and per our culture, the clothes are coming off. The season that many godly people dread is upon us. The battle for moral purity and a sound mind rages within all of us, but for the male species, we are creatures ensnared by the visual. Pornography traps millions with its […]


Self-Justification

It seems that we as humans can justify almost anything. Our ability to give ourselves grace is unlimited. We always know we had the best motives and intentions, and we make sure everyone else does as well. When confronted with something that challenges our positive self-image or behavior, we often respond with: • You don’t […]


Jesus Is The Reason

As we think and sing about the most amazing birth in all of history, we cannot help but smile, cry and rejoice. Christ the Savior was born that night. Angels announced it, shepherds went to confirm it, and later on, wise men that followed a star brought gifts for this Child. What a beginning! What […]


Christian Skin-Fest?

Hosea 2:2 -But now bring charges against Israel—your mother— for she is no longer my wife, and I am no longer her husband. Tell her to remove the prostitute’s makeup from her face and the clothing that exposes her breasts. An interesting way the translators for the NLT described rebellious Israel in the last part […]