A Life for a Life

I We must decide upon some things. This is not easy theology. It calls us to take decisive action. The idea of Jesus dying on the cross for my sin is brutal. I’m left with the idea that I contributed to His death. But my sin had to be covered, and alas, and He didContinue reading “A Life for a Life”

Stability and Strength

“Is it not my family God has chosen?     Yes, he has made an everlasting covenant with me. His agreement is arranged and guaranteed in every detail.     He will ensure my safety and success. David’s last words, 2 Samuel 23:5, NLT Covenant is a critical ingredient to our faith. Understanding it gives stability and a strength thatContinue reading “Stability and Strength”

THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]

Peter Bruegel, “The Bird Snare” “Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. 5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, NorContinue reading “THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]”

“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””