"Hidden among the nine shining fruit of the Spirit is a virtue some men might find bland. Compared to other marks of Christlikeness, its grandeur may seem small; its glory, dim. The labor required to cultivate this grace can feel unequal to the rewards it offers. Many of us are tempted to forsake the pursuit … Continue reading The World Needs More Faithful Men
She don't even look like that
It won't just go away
There is a popular fear of being alone, and by alone, many of us mean without a sexual partner. Yes, we want companionship and pleasant conversation and someone to laugh at funny movies with, but when we are weak, and when we want to get away, many of us suffer from too strong of a … Continue reading Are you too anxious about whom you will sleep with?
Christians won’t agree with much of what Soul depicts about souls, the afterlife, or spirituality in general. There’s a lot of bad theology and problematic pop spirituality in the movie. But while the film gets plenty wrong, it also gets some important things right. Soul affirms life and the existence of purpose and meaning. It…‘Soul’ … Continue reading ‘Soul’ Is the Anti-Disney Disney Movie
No one has ever loved himself as much as Jesus. Let me explain. Some of the greatest gifts God gave to humanity have been skewed horribly with the entrance of sin. The love of self after the fall is a complex idea for us as Christians to understand. We are inundated constantly with unbelieving philosophies…No … Continue reading No One Loved Himself Like Jesus
Act like men
The book Piercing Heaven shares some wonderful prayers from the Puritans. This is one of the first and, to my mind, one of the best prayers in the collection. Lord, I would be the most miserable person in the world if my hopes were only in this life. Why? Because I am hopeless without Christ’s … Continue reading No Hope Without Christ’s Righteousness
We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his … Continue reading We love because he first loved us.
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