Nothing But the Blood

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” 1 John 1:7, NIV At first glance the Old Testament is a collection of extremely bloody books. So many sacrifices were made that the Levitical priesthood hadContinue reading “Nothing But the Blood”

My Anger

“Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the heart of fools.” -Ecclesiastes 7:9 “Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past … to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are givenContinue reading “My Anger”

When Giants Mock

Young David stood and looked at Goliath face-to-face.  Physically there was hardly a comparison.  Goliath was almost 10 feet tall, a warrior since birth, we read of his armor–he was like a human tank.  But David was nothing, a pesky boy, nothing more.  Goliath preened and strutted into the field of battle, and simple David was stepping up for hisContinue reading “When Giants Mock”

Worshiping With a Knife

  In the doctrine of biblical hermeneutics there exists the ‘Law of First Mention.” Essentially it means that the first time a word or a concept is mentioned should go on to determine the way it needs to be understood throughout scripture. It is a guiding principle more than anything, and a good one atContinue reading “Worshiping With a Knife”