Spiritual Bug Squashing

For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. James 1:23-24 ESV A few weeks ago I shared how on the…

Poetry and The Love of God

You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.  You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are…

Our Wagging Tongue

Our tongue is a member So soft and so slick Of the busybody gang And the backstabber’s clique First it says “Have you heard? Then it adds “Listen close To my sweet secret word” Then it starts to boast But God sees right through Every lie we have told With our nose in the air…

The Power of the Gospel

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Romans 1:16 ESV  We often look at the telling of the story of Jesus’ life as if it were simply recounting one adventure after another….