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
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! Psalm 119:1-3 ESV To be blameless in God’s sight is to walk in the law of … Continue reading Holiness Is
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. … Continue reading Conquering Sinful Addictions
There are a lot of people these days who are “cherry picking” scriptures which support their lifestyle choices, while they often ignore the context, as a whole, from which those scriptures are drawn. This first verse here in Romans 8 is one of those scriptures. For, these people assume they are “in Christ Jesus” merely … Continue reading Cherry Picking
An Original Work / October 26, 2019 It’s sad, you know, Watching someone you love Wandering so, Seeming to go nowhere. Each day’s no Different from the other. It’s the same old, same old Day after day after day. No purpose or direction Seems to be found. Just existing, Putting in their time. Sleep, awake, … Continue reading It’s Sad!
Galatians 6:1-3 ESV Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he … Continue reading Don’t Give Up!
An Original Work / October 15, 2019 Sin is knocking at your door, Knocking, knocking, don’t ignore; Working its way in your heart, Hoping from truth you’ll depart. Don’t deny you’re tempted to Do what you ought not to do. Don’t pretend you’ll not give in When you’re playing now with sin. Subtle, coming through … Continue reading Sin is Knocking