Isn't it interesting how since the very beginning of time we have been blaming others for our actions. Notice how Adam points the finger at God first, then Eve and then the sin. K, granted Eve gave Adam the fruit to eat after listening to the ole serpent. But it doesn't say Eve went and… Continue reading Don’t Play The Blame Game
One of the most difficult things in life, especially as a Christian, is to comprehend how many people are actually watching us. Now, if you are a parent you know your children are watching and listening to everything. That's why we are careful as to what we say and do. If you are married then… Continue reading Feeling Comfortably Numb Is No Longer An Option
You know, one of the hardest things for any addict is the temptational pull to return to familiarity. One of the things I struggled with while quitting porn was the temptation to watch, even knowing how bad it was for me both physically and mentally. I always felt like I was sinning by wanting to… Continue reading Being Tempted Is Not A Sin
This verse is so powerful to me, personally. You see confessing my sins to God does wonders for me but sharing them with someone is freeing. We are supposed to share one another's burdens. So by confessing to another person and having that person pray for us is powerful. And it's a powerful tool that… Continue reading Sharing Our Faults With Others
There is this beautiful portrait of Christ's forgiveness found in scripture that I want to discuss today. A picture of a young woman caught in sin. A picture of condemnation and grace that is still being painted today. One day Jesus was in the temple teaching when all of a sudden a group of scribes… Continue reading Do We Cheer Or Condemn With Our Words And Actions?
This is such a powerful verse. Samuel, despite what the people thought, was telling them that even with all their sins they should not turn away from following God. He told them to serve Him with all their heart. This gives me hope. I mess up all the time. I am by no means remotely… Continue reading Despite Our Wickedness We Still Must Follow