Forsake Not

Woe to you, O people, who call evil good and good evil Woe to you, who delight in hating the enemy To those who speak of others in haste and for their demise Who forsake the Greatest and Second Commandments For the sake of your own security and comfort For the sake of...

Are You a Christian Existentialist?

This quotation rocked my world this morning: “Without Christian hope we are left with a limp Christian existentialism in which immediate experience is everything. This may be a charismatic existentialism with highs and healing. It may be a conservative...

Converting Power for the Tongue

I found a copy of Spurgeon’s John Ploughman’s Talks on my shelf. A book I haven’t looked at in years. I cracked it open and read: An open mouth shows an empty head. If the chest had gold or silver in it, it would not always stand wide open. Talking...

Curiosity Kills Your Soul

“Men must not be too curious in prying into the weaknesses of others. We should labour rather to see what they have that is for eternity, to incline our heart to love them, than into that weakness which the Spirit of God will in time consume, to estrange us....

Time the Machine

I am reading Dan Allender’s Sabbath as part of my involvement with Thomas Nelson Publishers’ program called BookSneeze. I was going to rush through it to get my review done and my new book in the mail–how ironic, right? The book is about resting in...