Tag Archives: sin

running … and finishing the race …

When I was in high school, I ran cross country each fall. Some of our races were run on ¼ mile tracks while many were run on cross country courses … most all were at a distance of around 2 … Continue reading

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the first century gospel testimony

Now I would remind you, brothers, Of the gospel I preached to you, Which you received, IN which you stand, And by which you are being saved, If you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed … Continue reading

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propitiation

Don’t you just love it when you look up a word in the dictionary and it uses the root of that word to define it … for example: propitiation is the act of propitiating or something that propitiates. So helpful … Continue reading

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a far superior substitute

Excruciating … what kind of pain memories does that bring to mind? For me personally on the 1-10 pain scale, excruciating pain is that pain that hits the 10 or 10 plus rating. Fortunately, I haven’t hit that too many … Continue reading

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ransomed

Typically when we think of the word ransom, we think of kidnapping and the amount of money a business or family will then pay to have a colleague or loved one returned … safe and sound. Of course with kidnappings … Continue reading

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just like Jesus … the temptation dilemma aka breakthrough

For those who are following along the last few days, you know I am wrestling to get my mind around the oft quoted statement that ‘Jesus was 100% man and 100% God’. While I have no doubt it is true, … Continue reading

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the ungodly alliance of world and flesh

Today let’s continue the conversation begun yesterday in the post unequally yoked withIN … and this conversation, Lord willing, may continue down a few rabbit holes over the next couple of days. Too often we look at the world through rose … Continue reading

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