A friend recently asked, “Where in the Bible does it state that all sins are equal?” What a great and challenging question! In this post, I have the privilege to address that subject. And it’s a great thing to talk about because how we view sin is vital: a false view of sin can have disastrous eternal consequences.
“People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.” Will Rogers Wrath, rage, anger. They’re pretty much the same but with different degrees of severity. And anger is a normal human feeling that’s sometimes justified, and sometimes it’s not. The hard part is dealing with this emotion. The Danger of Rage Erupting into uncontrolled fits […]
Sloth in all honesty is the article in this series that I’ve had some apprehension about. At first, the concern was in wondering how in the world would I provide value for you on the subject. Seriously, how often do we even use the word “sloth” in today’s English? Then, the deeper I dug into […]
Lust is a part of the human experience that can absolutely consume you like a brush fire in the middle of July. By definition, lust is a passionate desire for something. It’s typically intense, unrestrained, and often uncontrollable. It’s sneaky and goes way beyond our usual association with sex, but it is that and more. And […]
Gluttony is probably the one post so far in the series on the 7 deadly sins that’s really close to home. Not because I’m overweight, or because I lounge around a table gorging myself, but because I have a tendency for more. Maybe you can relate… This post is part of the 7 Deadly Sins series. Check out […]
Greed. What does that word bring to your mind? Do you imagine characters like the Grinch, or Scrooge? Does it make you think about certain celebrities or someone in the business world? Greed can be subtle, all consuming, and it can lead to loneliness, misery, and even destruction. Let’s look into that. Defining Greed By definition, […]