This Man Deserves It

 For all his fornications, he is guilty.  For his selfish manipulations and lusts, every teenage violation of his future wife, he is unquestionably guilty.  For all of his anger, his petty hatreds and grudges (which he so often carries deep under his skin, where he thinks no one can see), he is guilty.  The... Continue Reading →

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30 Seconds On How To Be a Real Human

The Gospel is the most humanizing thing available to a man, because nothing is as humanizing or as freeing as being a desperate man in need of forgiveness and getting it.   We need to be made new, we need a fresh start with our Maker, and the Gospel is that Jesus died and rose... Continue Reading →

15 Seconds For the Bitter

   Often, the chain that binds your heart to bitterness is self-righteousness.  It's the controlling, constant belief that you did not deserve what was done to you.  And so you can't forgive.  You can't stop re-living it.  You can't stop hating.   If that's you, let go of the illusion that you are intrinsically righteous,... Continue Reading →

30 Seconds of Gratitude 

   It's bursted in my heart over the last twelve hours or so.  I read Psalm 102 in the midst of a problem and some sinful anxiety and doubt, and God gave me miraculous comfort from this deep song in His Scriptures.   Psalm 102 says that the God of Jesus Christ loves to bring... Continue Reading →

The Only Freedom

The bad news and the good news for the depressed, the fearful, the sinful, and the hopeless: We can't be good, we can't have hope, we can't be made right with God on our own. There's nothing good down the do-it-yourself road. Paul wrote this to a church buying into the lie of self-actualization, of... Continue Reading →

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