Christians and Sin

All sin separates us from God. This means a few things (well, a few that I want to touch on. You don’t have all day. I count myself lucky you’ve read this far). First, it means that no one person has better standing than another in front of God. If we are without Christ, we…

Kind (ish)

Do you ever have a “well, duh!” moment? I just did as I mentally scrolled through the different fruits of the Spirit. It occurred to me halfway through writing on the nine virtues that all are attributes of God himself, and the Holy Spirit enables us to become more like Christ and less like ourselves…

Schmaschmortion

Whoever needs to hear this today: “Do not grow weary in doing good, for at the proper time you will reap a harvest if you do not give up.” -Galatians 6:9 Sometimes it’s hard to keep a smile on my face when it feels as if the whole world has lost its mind. When you…

Oops I Did It Again

Galatians 5:19-26  Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. But the…

Forgiveness

Sometimes the stars align just right and you find yourself face to face with That Person. The one you’ve told off several thousand times in your head. The one whose name makes your blood pressure rise. The one who hurt you and seems to be sailing through life with no remorse and no consequences. There…