Posts tagged ‘Christian’

Watch Your Mouth – and Ears

Yesterday I was reminded again of the great and socially encouraged sin of the church – gossip.

 

I have never added a motive onto my definition of gossip; that I leave for slander or defamation. Loose tongues speaking negatively or suggestively about someone who is not present is gossip.

“If a person thinks that he is religious but can’t control his tongue, he is fooling himself. That person’s religion is worthless” (James 1:26 God’s Word).

James 3:5-10 goes to great length to describe the horror of a loose tongue and gossip: Read more…

Jeremiah’s Tears

According to Apostle Paul, Christians inherit from the Jews, the nation God chose to bring Messiah into the world, the spiritual heritage of Almighty God. The thing is, that would mean the good and the bad, right? Read more…

“When People Hate You” Part 2

What if truly following Christ meant being hated and rejected by the world?

“Are you trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? If you are trying to please people, you are not a servant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10 Read more…

Do This

As good as any Christian writer, teacher, preacher or evangelist may be, nothing beats the first edition, so to speak. Read more…

The End of the World

After Jesus ascended the believers lived in immediate anticipation of the Return. That meant something.

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Dealing With Murder

I just got home from a funeral on a First Nation Reserve where I served Jesus some years ago. The deceased was brutally murdered. The police investigation continues.

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Be a Weed

We think of weeds as all bad. But looked at slightly differently I wish Christians were more like weeds.

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I Don’t Understand People

I don’t understand people sometimes. The things they do make no sense.

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Time to Pray

A recent survey on prayer says a Christian prays 8 minutes a day, supposedly. A pastor prays only 4 minutes longer.

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