Tag: religion

Pit Stop Lies

Two big fat lies. 1. God is angry at you for your sins 2. You have the willpower to overcome sin God hates sin. More importantly, he hates what sin does to His children. God loves his children. He loves them so much that he died for them. He is love. He loved them so…

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Options

Slavery is a life of no options.  Self-life is slavery.  Before the cross all you knew was selfish with a healthy dose of Sin input.  Anything was OK for us.  We had a conscience as a product of wrong fruit ingestion but it didn’t matter.  The thought of being without something was much more powerful than…

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Good and Angry

Do you ever feel angry?  I won’t lie, I do too.  Still I am in pursuit of a surrendered life that is free of offense, so what would make me angry?  Wow is that a good question.  Like every other question, if we trust God, He will give us the answer (James 1:5-8).  So I…

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Surgery

Have you ever had surgery? I prefer supernatural miraculous healing but sometimes there is stuff inside us that needs to be removed or fixed. When that happens, the doctor goes in with a really sharp instrument and cuts out the thing that doesn’t belong. Often he takes out some stuff around it so he will…

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Gum Wrappers

John 14:15 “If you love me you will keep my commandments.” In 2004 I made my prodigal return.  In the season before that time God, to me, was distant, detached, sterile and very godfather like.  I saw Him as a judge and ticket taker for the great banquet.  Jesus was a total mystery to me also. …

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Survival or surrender?

Here is a question.  As a born again believer what has passed away and what is new?  That’s right, all things.  What happened to your body of sin or old man?  That’s right again, it died.  Are you a slave to sin or righteousness?  You got it, righteousness.  How about your status, alive or dead?…

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