Tag Archives: Sin

A Cold Heart

I think most people are familiar with the story of Solomon and the moment of intense foreboding when he called for his sword, declaring that he would divide an infant in half to settle an argument between two women: “Then … Continue reading

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An Opportunist

Not long ago, I read an account of a young man who, at a younger age, made a costly error in judgment.  Though he received forgiveness from God and his Christian parents, he still was plagued with a sense of … Continue reading

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Strongholds

Writing about strongholds is not easy; in fact, I think for most of us, acknowledging areas of vulnerability in our lives is quite unsettling.  However, it usually isn’t long after receiving Jesus as our Savior that we are confronted with … Continue reading

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Pressing On…

“Not that I…am already perfect, but I press on…. One thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in … Continue reading

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“Fall Protection”

My daughter took a safety class recently and one of her assignments was to create a PowerPoint presentation on Fall Protection.  She let me view it before she left for class, and as I was thinking about it a bit … Continue reading

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I’m Not Like That!

Sometimes, it takes a couple of things coinciding to get my attention, to wake me up to sin in my thoughts or attitudes.  Some of the things I seem to write about a lot, like judging others, are so deeply … Continue reading

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Fractured Relationships

No doubt about it, I love the holidays! …the music, the movies, the food, the festive atmosphere—all of it!  But mostly I love being with family and friends.  Of course, some of the demands and schedules get a little harrowing, … Continue reading

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