The Wisdom of Spiritual Discernment

One Who Seeks Only Rebellion Proverbs 17:9-11 ESV “Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends. A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool. An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him.” Although … Continue reading The Wisdom of Spiritual Discernment

Confession of an Addict

Disclaimer: This is not an actual letter to you by anyone in particular. But, it serves as a model of a letter of confession by an addict who is attempting to be honest and to come clean regarding his true motives and intentions, and regarding his true heart attitudes and behaviors. For this person, though, … Continue reading Confession of an Addict

Love or Lust?

An Original Work / August 11, 2019 Love or lust? Do you know? What’s your answer? Does it show? Who gets hurt? Do you care? Others’ feelings You aware? Selfish fling? It’s your thing? Nowhere honest, You’re the king? Private chats Behind backs. Keep things hidden. No one cracks? Selfish gain Is your chain. Self’s … Continue reading Love or Lust?

Give Me Understanding

Psalm 119:33-35 ESV Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it. We need the Lord to teach … Continue reading Give Me Understanding

Our Hope Secure

Psalm 119:81-87 ESV My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word. My eyes long for your promise; I ask, “When will you comfort me?” For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke, yet I have not forgotten your statutes. How long must your servant endure? When will you judge those … Continue reading Our Hope Secure

Flogged and Crucified

Matthew 20:17-19 ESV And as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside, and on the way he said to them, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death and … Continue reading Flogged and Crucified