Mark Twain once quipped, “It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.” One passage I clearly understand - that "bothers" me greatly - is this one from Luke's gospel. Jesus said: “Temptations to sin (literally: "snares") are sure to come, but … Continue reading Am I Helping Someone Sin??
The Dark Night of the Soul
I thought this blog was excellent.... Whether you've been diagnosed as Clinically Depressed, or you simply wrestle from time to time with "normal" depression, you will find this article from Christianity Today to offer an encouraging perspective. http://www.christianitytoday.com/le/2015/february-online-only/3-truths-of-dark-night-of-soul.html?share=u9xFwK%2b5YSsaiQH%2bQlhPrc8Q3Vzxkokc Soli Deo Gloria, Nick
God’s Love > Our Worst Sin
"The Return of the Prodigal Son" * Rembrandt * c. 1669 My favorite book in the Bible is the Psalms. But, my favorite chapter is Luke 15. In that chapter we have what we know as the parable of the "Prodigal Son." (Jesus simply introduces it by saying, "There was a man who had two … Continue reading God’s Love > Our Worst Sin