The Fire of God

Expositions of Holy Scripture — Alexander Maclaren ‘Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings? 15. He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and […]

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Standing or Kneeling?

Simmer down people.  Has someone stepped on your toes? What does it mean when anyone kneels?  It is a position of prayer, of revernce, of respect.  It is not violent. What was Tim Tebow doing when he knelt?  And how is that any different from the NFLers kneeling?  Our traditions cannot become divisive.  On the […]

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Dr. Leaf- “The Perfect You”

Below is an excerpt from Dr. Caroline Leaf.  I am processing her “The Perfect You” book.  I can get bogged down in introspection.  I guess I am not the norm.  Many (maybe most) people try to run away from examining the internal thoughts and feelings and how  they affect every day life. In the last […]

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Haters got to hate?  If we hate the haters, what does that make us?  If we love our neighbors, what does that make us?  If we love our enemies, what does that look like?  Has the world ever seen that example? No,  America and American history are not all rainbows and butterflies.  But, it’s tenents, […]

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Fervent Heat

Global warming.  The earth heaving.  Signs in the sun, moon and stars.  Men are lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.  Lawlessness abounds.  Yes.  The end is coming.  But, if we are paying attention, God will direct us just as he directed the shepherds at Messiah’s birth.  It has all been prophesized.  If you […]

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Archive Grandma Duncan’s Doodles Monday, December 9, 2013 Spiritual Boredom Spiritual Boredom What is spiritual boredom?  Is it a lack of motivation toward spiritual things?  Is it an insulation from any new spiritual input? Children, often get bored during a sermon–they don’t have the attention span or the intellectual ability to absorb all that is […]

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