In times of trouble, trial, and tribulation, it is very easy for believers to sin with their brains and tongues. According to Paul, Christians are always in danger of having their minds conformed to this world. And according to James, Christ-followers are always a half-step away from using their tongues under the influence of hell. … More Sinning and Repenting Saints
Formerly, I lived much of my Christian life looking down at the ground in self-loathing guilt. When that was over, I would then look over my shoulder in anxious concern of the response of God. Then, I would look around the room hoping to find someone more foolish and sinful than I; this would at … More If Fear is the Beginning, What is the End?
The Psalmist prays, “O Lord, you have searched me and you know me. You perceive my thoughts from afar. You are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue, you know it completely. [And this you know – You know that I know I fear.] O Lord, where can I go … More I Fear I Fear