I heard this illustration from Don Marlyne (Berean Baptist Church Griffin, GA). I re-told it in my own words for an article in The Spectacle. It is Monday morning. Time to get ready for work. I do my usual routine; shower, hair, tooth-brushing, get dressed, put on perfume, grab a cup of coffee, check on… Read More Smelly Grace
When we’ve screwed up really bad, seeking forgiveness is the only option left to us. Usually we feel dreadful remorse for our action. If only I could rewind time, I’d do everything differently! I can’t believe I did this! If only I knew now what I knew then, I wouldn’t have behaved like that! But… Read More Forgiving is unfair and brutal.
I am on a quest to list out various instances of intentional exaggeration that is not meant to be taken literally (hyperbole) in the Bible. This post is a continuation, listing various hyperbole found in the Bible. Clicky here, for all my posts detailing what I’ve found. Today’s treats are: Jesus wants us to hate… Read More Its raining cats and dogs!! More hyperbole…
I asked, “Why is it so important that we are seated in heaven with Christ?”
“Maybe, because God doesn’t live in time, and we are already at his side?” my friend ventured.
… Read More God is Out of Time
David thought he could protect himself by covering up his sinful actions. But, unconfessed guilt festers. It is only when the guilt is lanced and splayed open, that healing can begin. The first step out of depression, in the case of a guilty conscience, is confession.… Read More David: Guilty as charged