Mundane Atrocities, [Woundings]

“Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life.” Proverbs 4:23 We often carry in our hearts the woundings from other’s actions and sins. We will typically respond in different ways. Some insulate themselves, others get quirky; quite a few turn on to drugs and alcohol to ease the pain.Continue reading “Mundane Atrocities, [Woundings]”

My Pretend Jesus [Reality]

Question. Is the real you, touching the “real Jesus?” For some time now, I am asking myself this simple question. I’ve had some convicting  moments as I swirled this question around in my heart. There is no condemnation in this; believe me– it’s just a question (But I think it has pretenses of being more.) First,Continue reading “My Pretend Jesus [Reality]”

Get Away From Me

 “And the crowd began pleading with Jesus to go away and leave them alone.”             Mark 5:17 This has to be one of the saddest verses in the whole of scripture.  Yet, it is so true today.  People refuse the only presence of him who can save and deliver.  The veryContinue reading “Get Away From Me”

Those Joyful Christians

“You satisfy me more than the richest feast.     I will praise you with songs of joy.” Psalm 63:5, (NLT) “To be truly happy– a man must have sources of gladness which are not dependent on anything in this world.” J.C. Ryle The defining hallmark of vital Christianity has to be joy. It is truly whatContinue reading “Those Joyful Christians”