Smoldering wick

A bruised reed it is weak and frail to the touch The more I consider it’s nature it becomes all too much Something so precious as to hold in my hands The keys to a kingdom in His distant land I’m told all things I can do through Him I do trust These tests theyContinue reading “Smoldering wick”

Law and gospel

There exists in modern evangelicalism a missing component. The gospel is presented, the cure, but the sickness isn’t pointed out. sin. Using the law as the means of mirroring its living in all of us. We get decent reception with the good news, all “that talk about sin and God’s wrath toward sinners is soContinue reading “Law and gospel”

Clarification

I feel the need to clarify something. I write a lot about repentace, sin, etc. I do not believe nor confess that salvation is by grace and…and…and anything! We are called to repent, a change of mind regarding our sin resulting in a change of behavior by God’s power, motivated, driven, and fueled by trustContinue reading “Clarification”

For crown and country!

So why as believers are we obedient? Why do we forsake the ways of the world in acceptance of God’s will? As the actor cries out, “what’s my motivation?!” I have been contemplating this question and have some thoughts (yes, odd I know: Evan thinking… outrageous!). Any who, to start we first must lay downContinue reading “For crown and country!”

Hoping for chaos

There exists within many believers and myself I’ve found an odd occurrence. As Scripture speaks about the wickedness and chaos leading up until Christ comes. We, I, desire our Lord to return so bad that we find ourselves almost rejoicing at the chaos coming about. I confess that I am not shocked by events, ifContinue reading “Hoping for chaos”

Procrastination is the enemy

“Eh, I’ll do it tomorrow, it can wait.” It is all too tempting, easy and common to procrastinate. When we have a task to do, especially if it’s not something we’re fond of, we will make every excuse not to do it. I don’t know about you, but I am certainly guilty of such! TheContinue reading “Procrastination is the enemy”