A Life for a Life

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 did so.Continue reading “A Life for a Life”

The Equation of Discipleship

He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less. John 3:30, NLT Before our Lord appeared, John the Baptist had incredible popularity.  Thousands and thousands came to him as he preached in the wilderness of Judea.  However, when Jesus initiated His own ministry, people left in droves to follow Him.  ImagineContinue reading “The Equation of Discipleship”

The Strange Ramblings of a Broken Believer

“My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9, NLT “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”    — C.S. Lewis I think I am often a creature of habit, farContinue reading “The Strange Ramblings of a Broken Believer”

Short Timers

“Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is.” Ps 39:4, NLT Typically, we avoid this level of scrutiny.  Life is best enjoyed in a relative ignorance, and we certainly don’t welcome the knowledge that our life is limited.  We areContinue reading “Short Timers”