Tag: sin

More fun with “sin”

I thought about this title and wondered if it was too provocative.  Maybe it is but there is a point.  We have turned the concept of “sin” or hamartia into something it isn’t.  In the last post I talked about how this ancient Greek word for sin, hamartia is actually a literary concept used by the…

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A gift or a gift?

I really love it when God reveals His amazing plan for us.  Sometimes we have to dig a little to find it but there it was all along.  I think it is part of the journey of hunger and thirst that makes the meal all the more enjoyable.  Sometimes you find a jewel that is…

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For which is easier?

Matt 9:1 And getting into a boat he crossed over and came to his own city. 2 And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven.” 3 And behold, some of the…

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Go Go Speed Racer!

Before the fall we were in a perfect relationship with God. We walked and talked with Him. We were co-creators with Him. He made stuff and we named it or gave it a reputation. We were completely dependent on God, lacking nothing and put in charge of a breathtaking creation. Still we had no thought…

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