Conviction of sin is not transformation. Normally, it is only its initial conception.

We wish that all the work was done when we feel the crushing weight of conviction over some cosmic crime against the will and word of God, but this is only the beginning. It is the conception of the embryo that if nurtured and fed with the manna of God’s word will one day give … More Conviction of sin is not transformation. Normally, it is only its initial conception.

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A Love that Will Not Let Us Go Calls Us Out of Our Lethargy

Sunday Afternoon Musings God had a problem with Israel. I suspect he might have the same problem with us. That thought was driven home to me while reading David Timms, Living the Lord’s Prayer. Chapter 8 is a meditation on the phrase “Forgive us our debts as we also have  forgiven our debtors.” Timms quotes … More A Love that Will Not Let Us Go Calls Us Out of Our Lethargy

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Emaciated Souls

Friday is for Heart Songs “One does not know love wihtout pain. Book 3 Chapter 16, The Imitation of Christ, Thomas aKempis “The worth and excellency of a soul is to be measured in the object of its love.” The Life of God in the Soul of Man Henry Scougal, 1677 Our soul’s become emaciated … More Emaciated Souls

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The Challenge to Christians in every Generation: Where’s the Love?

Where’s the Love? The following article is from Kairos Journal and fits perfectly with my message to Trinity Church from last week. Let’s pray for one another that love would be the dominate mark of our faith. And Trinity people—pray that for yoru pastor too. 4 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken … More The Challenge to Christians in every Generation: Where’s the Love?

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If I Could have a Do-over on Parenting My Kids

Sunday Afternoon Musings If I could have a do-over on parenting my children, I might have them memorize every one of the verses below. Why? Because these verses serve to impress upon the heart the non-negotiable nature of the word of God … for life and happiness, for purpose and holiness, for strength against sin … More If I Could have a Do-over on Parenting My Kids

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