The Greater Sin

Last week my family and I were at a friend’s new business celebrating the “grand opening”. It was just a few close friends that had come together to celebrate God’s goodness in this new chapter for their lives. As the handful of us stood around the reception desk drinking wine and eating cheese and kibitzing […]

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From Cubs to Lions

Today as I celebrate four years of freedom, I have come to realize, finally, what I, my family and my friends were really warring with.  God started me on a road that I simply could not look back on four years ago over three days.  As I lay in bed this morning and visited with […]

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Your Soul Makes You Unique

In the post titled, Spirit and Truth, I had written, “First, we are comprised of three areas: the body, the soul and the spirit.  But we are even more intricate than that.  We have a heart and a mind and each of these areas have connection with God and involve faith (pistis).  But I am getting […]

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Adversity, WHY????

We all face adversity. Life contains adversity. It is a part of this life here and now. Something I have written about or at least have made a meme about is the fact that my circumstances do not prove God is for me…..His word proves He is for me. One of the things that I […]

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Spirit and Truth

I believe it is important for us, as believers, to fully understand how we, in the New Covenant, have become the temple of God. John 4:23-24 always left with me questions. I want to share with you the gold I found. Let’s start with the scripture that many of us have heard quoted, even in […]

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Should You Quit “Church”?

This is going to be very scary for most Christians to even read. Many will start to read it and not finish. Yet, I woke up this morning with this:     “The Church has become an institution instead of the body (people); likewise the temple has once again become a building instead of the […]

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Power in Words?

Words are powerful if you choose to believe them …otherwise they have no power at all. Words when spoken by someone you trust can have a lifelong impact on you, positively or negatively.  When you realize though that a person should not have been trusted the negative words no longer have the same power.  Belief […]

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The Tale of Two Goats

I have been on a quest for so many years.  I literally have set this aside so many times in the last 12 years.  I have always wanted to understand why two goats are used during the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur.  What I have read and what I have studied just didn’t add up. […]

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