Posts tagged ‘hypocrites’

Challenge The Construct

I just had to share this with anyone who will stop to read it. This is the First Commandment in radical terms! Thanks JS Park! Read more…

Act of Active Confession

Repeating the mantra, “And forgive us for all our sins, for Christ’s sake. AMEN” falls short of spiritual standards. Words are not enough. Read more…

Lukewarm

lukewarmpic“How lukewarm and negligent we are! We lose our original fervor very quickly and we even become weary of life from laziness! [Don’t] you, who have seen so many examples of the devout, fall asleep in the pursuit of virtue!” (“The Imitation of Christ”, Thomas a Kempis, translated by Aloysius Croft and Harold Bolton, Book One, Chapter 18).

“I know what you have done, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot. But since you are lukewarm and not hot or cold, I’m going to spit you out of my mouth” (Revelation 3:15-16 God’s Word).

A Piece of Peace in Persecution

Some people teach that if you follow Jesus and get sick or suffer poverty your faith is too small. Of course, this half-truth has some Biblical support. The whole story, however, has hard elements to swallow. Read more…

Be Great

I know this soapbox keeps popping up, but again today the issue rose up a like tidal wave over the humble shack of my life. Why do Jesus-claiming people demand to be right? Read more…

Blog of the Year – A Star Award

Robin Claire nominated me for an award. She did so out of kindness, knowing I would decline the “star”.

But check out her site and her article about this. She is definitely worth following and you may find inspiration from the other blogs she names – Christian Overcomer. Read more…

Love Is the Way for Life

Love, the kind Jesus talks about, is not a feeling.

Love, according to the One Who Loved Enough to Prove it on the Cross, is action in a lifestyle. Read more…

No Sour Lemons

I have been in churches with choirs whose members sing about the love of God and the joy of the Lord. Except they look like they’ve eaten a bowl of chokecherries with lemon sauce.

We are a city set on a hill to proclaim the love of God. What do people see in you? Read more…

A Bold Front

People can fool other people a lot of the time. But people live like God is stupid, blind or on vacation. Read more…

“When People Hate You”

It is very hard to think of blessings from God when people, especially those who claim to be Christian, treat you hatefully. But the historical reality stares us in the face. Religious people have always hated and abused those who serve God without compromise.
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