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Demonstrating the Love of God

Love can end up being hard when you come across someone who seems unlovable. They might have harsh words if they speak to an individual, or they may do stuff hurt your feelings and you wonder how one can love this individual. 404 more words


Romans 2:4

Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God’s kindness leads you to repentance?

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Still Faithless Israel and Their Prophet Amos

Read 171.) Amos chapters 1 thru 4. I never saw it before, but this Divided Kingdom Phase is rather long, and has a lot of prophet activity. 324 more words


Be Vigilant

St. Augustine admits in his Confessions (Book VIII, Ch. 7) that as a young man he prayed thus to God: “Grant me chastity and continency, but not yet.” He explains: “I was afraid lest Thou shouldest hear me soon, and soon deliver me from the disease of concupiscence, which I desired to have satisfied rather than extinguished.” 121 more words



Once upon a time, there was a blind man walking along the trail of a steep canyon. He was used to living on his own and was confident he could hike to the other side. 1,079 more words


An open letter to Mark Driscoll re: understanding repentance - from Gus

Dear Mark Driscoll,

You don’t seem to understand repentance.

1. Repentance is not “I’m sorry that some of the things I said led people to attack me and that now I have to eat crow.” Repentance is being sorry for your actions, not for those actions’ consequences that now come back to bite you. 437 more words

Elul 1

As Elul starts, all I can think is ‘not yet!’ I am not ready. I haven’t done all the things I want to be judged on this year. 781 more words