Posts tagged ‘Judgment’

Discipline Leading to More Wisdom

Whoever ignores discipline despises self,

but the person who listens to warning gains understanding.

The fear of the Lord is discipline {leading to} wisdom,

and humility comes before honor” (Proverbs 15:32-33 God’s Word ©). Read more…

Right Power

One of the risks of organizing a religion around Jesus is that it can lead to a herd mentality rather than a Christ vitality. This can happen whether the religion is denominational or self-defined. Read more…

Mercy Triumphs

So you make a decision on a matter and think you have done a great work. Notes are made and the decision is filed. Read more…

What’s That Smell?

“All of us must appear in front of Christ’s judgment seat. Then all people will receive what they deserve for the good or evil they have done while living in their bodies” (2 Corinthians 5:10 God’s Word©). Read more…

There Is No Condemnation

“So those who are believers in Christ Jesus can no longer be condemned” (Romans 8:1 God’s Word).

I heard a praise chorus as I drove home last night from work that repeated this verse over and over. While that kind of music does not rate in my top five of preferred styles, a thought crossed my mind. Read more…

That’s Your Opinion

One of the things I have found in writing a newspaper column or a blog has to do with feedback and response. The content of negative reaction particularly causes me to scratch my head. Read more…

The Proof is in the Pudding, Not the Recipe

As I read through many blogs I see doctrinal arguments flying everywhere. Now, some of these seem important. Some probably are significant.

I have spent most of my adult life as an academic. I have found it personally inspiring and exciting, but in the past very few years I have searched for the simplicity that Jesus promised is present in serving the Saviour. Read more…