In Genesis 2:17 God tells Adam not to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Then in Genesis 3:5 the serpent deceived Eve into desiring the fruit of that tree, so […]
A look back at what I’ve learned in April 2015.
In this book Daniel Walker describes how sex abuse of children sucks their souls out leaving an empty body – like J.K. Rowling’s Dementors but even more terrifying because it is not make believe. Every man who has battled lust should read this book and fight that demon sin with renewed vigour as a result. Sex trafficking is a many-headed monster but we must fight it on all fronts.
That time again: 5 minute Friday. This week’s word is real. The task: Write for 5 minutes, no fixing and fiddling, just write. Learning to be real and realistic: Real: actual, genuine. Realistic: seeing or accepting things as they […]
For God alone my soul waits in silence;from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. How long will all of you attack […]
Do you ever find parts of the Bible distasteful, crass, gory, disgusting? I certainly do. One of those parts of the Bible which I always baulk at is Judges 19:22-28 in which a young woman […]
I have been thinking about the “Why?” question a bit lately: Why must the innocent suffer? Why is so little done to protect those innocent ones? Why do the guilty not suffer? Then, by implication, […]
“There is no creature that conspires against God but only devils and sinful men.” Jeremiah Burroughs in The Evil of Evils. This sentence brought me to a complete standstill. The book it is from is […]