Are You Too Righteous?

“Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?” Ecclesiastes 7:16 I’m thinking out loud about something, so I should alert everyone.  Anyway, I’m thinking about “scruples”.  The dictionary defines scruples as “an uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action.” The malady developed in the middleContinue reading “Are You Too Righteous?”

Sinful Inside

“More than anything else, a person’s mind is evil and cannot be healed. Who can understand it? Jeremiah 17:9, NCV “Thou, Lord Jesus, art my righteousness, but I am thy sin. Thou hast taken upon thyself what is mine and hast given to me what is thine. Thou has taken upon thyself what thou wastContinue reading “Sinful Inside”

About Barnacles and Masks

‘THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS ,  BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM  ME .” Matthew 15:8, NASB “Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.”  C.S. Lewis This singular verse is set in a series of other verses– it certainly does not stand alone.  When these come together, we realize howContinue reading “About Barnacles and Masks”

A Funny Cartoon (Which Makes Some Sense)

Very funny, but when I first saw it, I felt convicted.  I remembered the many times that I was a jerk about my faith, and very annoying to many.  I don’t want to get self-critical (that is spiritual quicksand) but I’m blessed to know all my sins have been forgiven, and my “good works” areContinue reading “A Funny Cartoon (Which Makes Some Sense)”