Slaves to Sin

We know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do (Romans 7:14–15). The Bible ties together the ideas of sin and slavery throughout its pages […]

Talkin’ ’bout My Generation

“After that generation died, another generation grew up who did not acknowledge the Lord or remember the mighty things he had done for Israel.” (Judges 2:10, NLT) Funny that this topic of “generations” comes up this week with so much talk about this topic lately. The “Boomers” didn’t have much respect for my generation, “Generation […]

Partial Obedience, Partial Victory

“In those days Israel had no king; all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes.” (Judges 21:25, NLT) Looking for something light and fun to read by the pool this summer? Check out the Food and Drug Administration’s “Defect Levels Handbook.” It outlines allowances for problems (defects) in 100 different foods (Read […]

Life without Safety Goggles

“In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.” (Judges 17:6, NIV) I opened the sports page this morning and saw that the Houston Astros won the American League Divisional Series, sweeping the Cleveland Indians.  That wasn’t what caught my attention. It was the accompanying photo.  The photo showed a typical […]