Tuesday is for Prayer Read Psalm 39 We only slow down when we hurt. The rest of the time, we run around like we know what we are doing and stay just ahead of the puppy barking at our heals calling us to stop and pet him. He won’t bite. He wants to play. God is … More “Surely Every Man is a Mere Breath”
Sunday Musings This week I was busy with writing a long paper for a class in my doctoral program so I serialized an essay I wrote a couple of years ago in six parts. Unfortunately, I got two of the parts out of sequence! Opps! So If you want to read them in the right … More Redefining Who a Christian Is, Biblically of Course.
Continued from Yesterday “What is a Christian: How Should He View himself and His Mission? (part 4) Today: The effect of a sojourners lifestyle on settlers This disquiets the settler. He or she believes in Christ but still looks for fulfillment and joy in things, and experiences, and accomplishments, rather than in Christ himself—in the … More The Difference a Sojourner’s Lifestyle Makes to Settlers
The Benefits of Being a Sojourner One result of living like sojourners, bathed in the blood of the cross, and identified with the sacrifice of our Savior and desiring to emulate Him as closely as possible, will be a powerful stimulus to less homogeneity in our congregations and fewer “turf wars” over style. We will … More We are a Cross-bought People: Part 4
The Difference between a Sojourner and a Settler To be sure, a settler, like a sojourner, is a person who is on a journey. My image, as a white, middle-class 49 year old —who grew up watching western cowboy movies—is of a covered wagon, with all the earthly belongings the settlers can fit inside, headed … More We are a Cross-bought People: Part 2