Bad things happen, did you know that? It wasn't always meant to be, but ever since Adam and Eve decided to disobey God's command to "not eat", we suffer the effects of sin. Sin should make us weep and mourn. Sin should break our hearts like it breaks God's heart. The murder, adultery, pride, and… Continue reading Is your heart wrent?
In John Bunyan's work Acceptable Sacrifice, he delves deeply into the passage Psalm 51:17 "The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, o God, thou wilt not despise."This morning I was reading more on the section concerning the actual metaphor he was using about the broken-hearted man and how… Continue reading Pursuing the Metaphor
In this season of folks sharing how they plan to change and adapt in this new year (ie, resolutions). We all sort of thing through what sort of thing would be good to either do or not do; to incorporate or sacrifice as they head into the new year. I count myself among them in… Continue reading acceptable sacrifice?