I Come, Clinging

   “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.” Romans 3:23, NLT I know myself pretty well.  I fully understand how dark I can be.  I’m nasty and mean, selfish and destructive.  I am the “King of Filth and Deceit.”  (That is my official title, look it up.)  King Midas turned everythingContinue reading “I Come, Clinging”

Doctor’s Orders

And hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Mark 2:17 I am convinced that as strugglers who just happen to be believers, there is a deep truth we need to know.  Simply that weContinue reading “Doctor’s Orders”

“The Sheep Dip”

“It is not my business to judge those who are not part of the church. God will judge them. But you must judge the people who are part of the church. The Scripture says, “You must get rid of the evil person among you.”  1 Cor. 5:12-13 a We live in time of staggering sin. Continue reading ““The Sheep Dip””

Sin Boldly, But Believe in God More Boldly Still

“If you are a preacher of mercy, do not preach an imaginary but the true mercy. If the mercy is true, you must therefore bear the true, not an imaginary sin. God does not save those who are only imaginary sinners. Be a sinner, and let your sins be strong, but let your trust inContinue reading “Sin Boldly, But Believe in God More Boldly Still”