The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. (1 John 1:7) But forgiveness of sin is a present thing – a privilege … Continue reading This gives me real joy.
Have you ever had one of those days where you start your day by reading a powerful verse, share it on your social media channels, go about daily business, and then finish your day realizing that verse was meant for you? This happened to me last week. And it hit home. Hard. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. (Psalm 19:14 ESV) Now…I don’t want this to sound like I’m perfect. I’m not even close to perfect. I have my own struggles aplenty. … Continue reading heart murmurs
But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith – that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and … Continue reading intentional forgetfulness
I’m not where I want to be, but I know how to get there. Priorities + Time = Magic. Not really. Sanctification is a process, y’all. Bear with me. It isn’t like I’m supposed to sit here and wait to be beamed up like Scotty to a whole new level of spirituality. (Sorry Trekkies. No offense.) MHE. Maximum Human Effort. What does Philippians say? work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. (2:12) Paul’s letter also says, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. (2:13) David wrote one … Continue reading Smelt me, please.