This past week I heard a quote I'd never heard before. "Where there is no vision the people perish." Don't think me foolish to have never heard this before. I don't read the KJV and didn't grow up in a Southern Baptist church (where this and many other sayings are so prominent). After hearing this … Continue reading “Where There is No Vision…”
Reinhold Niebuhr gives us this reality needing to be addressed: No amount of evidence to the contrary seems to shake man's grand opinion of himself. Proverbs 20:6 addresses it further: Every man proclaims his own goodness. Isaiah 66:2 resolves this for us: This is the one to whom I will look; he who is humble … Continue reading A Reality Which Needs Addressing
I often wonder if I am being too open minded or too close minded in my day to day life as a Christian. I mean, I want to be accepting towards other people, but I don’t want to come off as so accepting that other non-Christian people to view my acceptance as approval of their … Continue reading In 2013: How Open Minded Should I Be?
The fear of God is a glorious doctrine that is often overlooked in Christian circles. It is my experience that when believers meet and begin talking about the struggles in their walk with Christ you rarely, if ever, hear one say in response to someone's struggles, "Maybe you're not fearing God like you should be. … Continue reading The Consequences of Fearing God