God Hates Sin. And he has good reason to hate sin. It breaks his moral law. It deprives human beings of their full flourishing. It brings pain and heart-ache to others. It creates destruction and violence in the world. It destroys the beauty of his creation. And the list goes on . . . God’s … More God Hates.
Sunday is for Heart Songs Reading with the Pastor Hab. 3, John 11, and Psalm 95 1 O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, . Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, . Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. … More Let Your Heart Soar
We don’t love what we will not sacrifice for. But God . . . “But God demonstrated His love for us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” — Romans 5:8 Be intoxicated with His love. And then go love everyone you know in His name.
Sunday Musings “Behold, the LORD’S hand is not so short that it cannot save; nor is His ear so dull that it cannot hear. But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you, so that He does not hear.” —Isaiah 59:1-2 (NASB) … More The Only Resolutions You Need
Tuesday is for Preaching I am home working on Good Friday and Easter Sunday messages and becoming more and more mesmerized by the wonder of being loved by God. For that is what Good Friday and Easter declare. Like a megaphone hooked up to the largest amplifiers the world has ever known, the Worst Friday … More Worst Friday Turned into Good Friday
Saturday Afternoon Musings “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” – Pablo Picasso The only way forward in Christ is to destroy all avenues of retreat, to abandon all interest in a life apart from Christ. “In paying the price for being Christ’s disciple, you too must purposefully destroy all avenues of … More Destroy all Avenues of Retreat