Really God?

Saturday is for Thinking Part of the continuing series called “The Poetry Project”. The poetry project is a periodic series that appears on the blog as a part of my daily devotions in the psalms. When time allows and “inspiration” hits, I attempt to give a meditative reflection on a psalm in a poetic form. Never think … More Really God?

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Our Souls Leak

Reading with the Pastor Luke 6  and  Psalm 81 a brief offering for “The Poetry Project”* Read Psalm 81 Sing for joy to God our strength; ……  Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.   (vs. 1)  . . . Open your mouth wide and I will fill it.  (vs. 10b) Our Souls Leak My soul … More Our Souls Leak

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When You are Quilty of Everything and You Know It

Reading with the Pastor Mark 16  and  Psalm 51 Psalm 51 is one of the clearest and best examples of a “penitential psalm” in all of literature.  David cries out to God in repentance asking for forgiveness for his grievous sins of lust, arrogance, pride, adultery, conspiracy to commit murder, and murder. He knows he has … More When You are Quilty of Everything and You Know It

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There is No God.

Read Psalm 14 (esp. 1-3) Another offering from THE POETRY PROJECT There is a raw quality to some of the psalms of David, a brutal non-political, non-politically correct confidence in the total dependability of God that progressive thought despises and David and other biblical writers could not care less about. Psalm 14 is one of … More There is No God.

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Darkness Created Light

Sunday Musings         Periodically, hearts need to be raked over coals to become malleable and soft again. The metaphor doesn’t work except it does. Fire doesn’t make flesh soft, it makes it crisp. It sears it. Meat shrinks and contracts when surrounded by the heat of a coal fire. But when the “hot coal” … More Darkness Created Light

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