"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." WC Fields Conservative. Liberal. Classical liberal. Evangelical. I was reading a comment thread where people were arguing the virtues and vices of all these labels we take on or give out. On and on it went, everyone arguing in circles about "what does it … Continue reading Sticky Labels
"And about that time there arose a great commotion about the Way..." Acts 19:23 This chapter, if you've never read it is fascinating. There's a riot going down in Ephesus. Some translations call it a great disturbance, some a ruckus; regardless, the gospel was being preached in Ephesus and it was ruffling some feathers. A … Continue reading Sidewalk Peddlers
I'm re-reading some chapters of the book Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst and was struck this morning by this paragraph in which she addresses our never-ending need to be filled, with something... anything... that satisfies our deepest longings. "If we grasp the full love of Christ, we won't grab at other things to fill us. Or if we … Continue reading Grasping or Grabbing?
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ. Ephesians 1:3 The giver of ALL our earthly and spiritual blessings HAS blessed us... it's a done deal. Just like our salvation that was bought before we were even born, … Continue reading Position is Everything