Sin. I hardly doubt that word gets thrown around enough. It seems we have removed it from our vocabulary. Somehow we’ve managed to meander our way into deflecting the idea of sin and have accepted only two options: wrong and criminal.
Now early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people came to Him; and He sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery.
Monzy. There are names that are iconic. For my family, the name “Monzy” is an icon. Monzy was my grandmother. For 36 years, nine months, and 12 days, she was my Monzy.
I have run across some really good podcasts, although I know there are plenty of others out there that are probably better. These are my favorite ones (in no particular order) that deal with politics, economics, and, of course, religious thought:
When you take a gander at the divorce stats, the abortion stats, the opioid crisis stats, the homeless stats, the violent crime stats, and so many other numbers that make your heart sink, it becomes so apparent that we live in a broken world.
I was in The Woodlands two Saturdays ago. I had gone there to watch my nine-year-old nephew play in his basketball league. I sat beside my six-year-old niece and my brother during the game.
In the opening part of this minor series, instruction played the major role in Solomon’s discussion of wisdom—along with understanding and knowledge.
For the past few years, whenever someone asks what my favorite book in the Bible is, I respond, “Ecclesiastes.” The picture King Solomon paints for man’s life is not always a beautiful one, but it is as accurate as it gets.
What God do you believe in? This question was posed, more or less, in a classic thriller I watched while writing Part II of this series. The 1949 movie was called “The Third Man,” which starred Orson Welles as the villain.
Good and evil. In the previous article, I believe I stated my case of what my concept of good and evil is not rather clearly. There are, I am certain, plenty of those who disagreed with my belief that God is the reason why morality not only exists, but is also objective.