Shattered mirror

A shattered mirror on the ground pieces scattered all around I pick them up and cut my hand Is this all part of, God’s grand plan? I try again and cuts sink deep I try my best to make it up This mess I’ve made is too much to mend The cuts sink deep intoContinue reading “Shattered mirror”

Infusion negative

The topic of Soteriology, theology dealing with salvation is the key foundation of many theological principles. The great questions of “how are we saved, who can be saved, and what salvation takes” are of the upmost importance! Our answer to these questions results in salvation correctly taught and received, or damnation and apostacism. The importanceContinue reading “Infusion negative”

Overcoming evil with good

Roman’s 12:2 reads, “do not be overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good.” This exhortation is powerful in its implications and application: to look for, and respond in love and mercy no matter the situation or “ugliness” and injustice of a person/situation. Our God is the God of redemption: of turning what is ugly,Continue reading “Overcoming evil with good”

Scarlet letter

A scarlet letter for all to see it’s all that people see of me I try my best to take it off yet fail and fail each time I try This face you see it isn’t me The stares the looks the awkward gaze is hard to take most days I try and act likeContinue reading “Scarlet letter”

Vanity of vanities

In our society it seems there is an epidemic of mental illness. Hopelessness and despair runs rampant….why is it so, you may ask…I know I surely do. Perhaps is not an epidemic of mental illness. perhaps it’s a legitimate reaction to the futility, hardship and perplexing nature of our lives as humans? Look at itContinue reading “Vanity of vanities”

Freedom

The truth is I failed you. I failed myself, my mom, my dad, and most of all my God. I’m cool, but I have a dark side I’m told I’m chased by something I can’t quite explain. I know not its purpose or even its name. A demon of sorts to abuse and destroy. TheContinue reading “Freedom”

Reminisces of an idolater

In reminiscing about my past, trying to make sense of the blatant contractions, I’ve come to realize a hard truth. Let me start at the beginning. I was raised in a new age family. My dad did psychic readings for money. I was indifferent to religion. This changed however when I met J. Her familyContinue reading “Reminisces of an idolater”

Tools for our journey

As believers, it’s hard to find good solid, biblical resources for personal study, growth, and encouragement. In today’s day-and-age false teaching and apostate beliefs are rampant in society…discernment is a must! I have found in my walk with the Lord a number of really excellent resources that have aided in personal study and growth whichContinue reading “Tools for our journey”

Sharpening the sword of the spirit

“Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit–which is the word of God.” (Ephesians 6:17) As believers we know the power, importance, and authority of the scriptures. We cannot and should not neglect the reading of the Bible and our memorization of it. From the moment we come to faith in theContinue reading “Sharpening the sword of the spirit”

The Christmas controversy

It’s apparent this time of year to know that quite a bit of controversy surrounds the celebration of Christmas by Christans. The general debauchery and excesses of parties, as well as the supposed completely pagan origins of the holiday fuel the controversy. I completely agree that while Christmas should point to the birth of theContinue reading “The Christmas controversy”