He Will Have Our Hearts

Luke 10:38-42 ESV “Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him … Continue reading He Will Have Our Hearts

False Confessions, False Righteousness

But not in Truth or Right Isaiah 48:1-2 ESV “Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right. For they call themselves … Continue reading False Confessions, False Righteousness

They Have Turned to God Their Backs

Much of what the prophets of the Old Testament wrote about was the rebellion and the adultery and the idolatry and the willful disobedience of God’s people. And much of what the New Testament apostles wrote about was the same. They all detailed the sins of the people, reminded them that they were called to … Continue reading They Have Turned to God Their Backs

And You Will Find Rest for your Souls

Jeremiah 6:10 ESV “To whom shall I speak and give warning, that they may hear? Behold, their ears are uncircumcised, they cannot listen; behold, the word of the Lord is to them an object of scorn; they take no pleasure in it.” There are people in this world who have a form of godliness but … Continue reading And You Will Find Rest for your Souls

walking wounded (repost)

From 2018: This phrase, “the walking wounded” came into my mind within the past few days, and it has stayed with me. I had some idea of what it meant, but not entirely, so I Googled it to find its meaning. And, I found these definitions: • “People who have been injured in a battle … Continue reading walking wounded (repost)

Our stories (repost)

Why do we tell our stories? I don’t mean things we have made up. But why do we tell about our lives, and our personal experiences, and about our pasts or things we are going through presently? What is the purpose of it all? Is there a purpose? And is it a good thing? Obviously … Continue reading Our stories (repost)

they are thrilled

An Original Work / October 18, 2021 Tardy, tardy, not on time Lazy, lazy, it’s a crime Truthful, truthful, rein them in Teach them: “Don’t give in to sin” All their idols in a row They put on a fancy show Crowds are coming, lusts fulfilled Cheap grace gospel – they are thrilled Fancy parties, … Continue reading they are thrilled

written in a song

An Original Work / September 26, 2021 Who is right and who is wrong? It’ll be written in a song. Who’s pretending he is right? Who from truth has taken flight? Who are actors playing you, Hoping you will think they’re true? Stage productions wearing thin While they look at you and grin. Does deception … Continue reading written in a song