Why Does Human Injustice Hurt So Deeply?

Why does human injustice hurt so deeply? Because humans are image bearers of the God who made them. When one suffers we all suffer with them. As image bearers we are called to image forth his glory. When immorality and self are served instead of His glory, we sin. That’s what we see manifested everywhereContinue reading “Why Does Human Injustice Hurt So Deeply?”

Love People More Than Your Country

The idea of pledging allegiance to something should certainly not be taken lightly. It means to be loyal to or to submit to some thing or cause. I’ve been “pledging allegiance” to the United States flag since I was in kindergarten. It’s not like I knew what true allegiance was at the time. I simplyContinue reading “Love People More Than Your Country”

“Working Out” is a Must!

I’m sure you’ve heard the debate once or twice from some hyped up Christian on the “work out your own salvation” passage in Philippians 2. Well, here’s the passage again – but with no debate – just simple application for your life today. Philippians 2:12-16 “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now,Continue reading ““Working Out” is a Must!”

To The Weak and Weary Without Hope

To those who are weak but pretend to have strength. Your life is falling apart, and yet, you successfully lead others to believe it’s in order. Your heart is still ruled by a god you have exalted there; a god with no power to save or forgive sin, and who, night and day, keeps youContinue reading “To The Weak and Weary Without Hope”

Praying the Psalms (Psalm 3)

That I awoke this morning is a miracle unto itself. You have sustained me once again. You are my glory. You are the reason for life. It’s for you that I wake and because of you that I hold my head up high. Your life is a shield about me. I will trust in you.Continue reading “Praying the Psalms (Psalm 3)”

The Wall is Broken Down

When Nehemiah heard the news that “The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire”, what did he do? Nehemiah said, “As soon as I heard these words I sat down and wept and mourned for days, and I continued fasting and praying before the God of heaven.” His responseContinue reading “The Wall is Broken Down”