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.
Greed, compromise, betrayal, and corruption. These are the 3 lessons from a donkey-riding prophet that caution us to be more like the donkey than the prophet! One of the most interesting characters you’ll ever find in the Bible is a guy named Balaam. In all honesty, I’ve had a hard time figuring this guy out. He starts […]
“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 […]