For he will be like a refiner's fire or a launderer's soap (Mal. 3:2). As I think of those two images, my perception is that purification would be a painful ordeal, something I would rather avoid.
- August 18, 2014 |
I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense (1 John 2:1). I had sinned. It was just that simple, except it was different this time.
- July 28, 2014 |
Even if you think you can stand up to temptations, be careful not to fall (1 Cor. 10:12). The Victor Over Temptation has been enabling me see my underside...
- July 14, 2014 |
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship (Rom. 12:1). God is concerned about us caring for and protecting our bodies.
- May 12, 2014 |
When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long (Ps. 32:3). Instead of dread, I can now face the Powerful Judge with peace.
- April 14, 2014 |