Tag: sovereignty of God

New Creations in Christ

Psalm 51:1 & 17 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions… The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart. Watching people publicly…

Submission

“I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait; bearing with us in love and patience until we are able honestly to pray…

Freedom

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. ~ Galatians 5:1 For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh,…

Luminaries

Cousins make forts of two-by-fours, unconstructed sanctuary our playground, serve acorn-crust mud pies on blue stained-glass, jump rope to the beat of our fathers’ hammers ~ percussion the sound of church rising ground-up, clouds for a steeple. Cornerstone planted in…

There Are Struggles…

By Katie Heid We’re bombarded with talk today about “speaking up” and “shouting your [fill in the blank].”  I can’t help but think of how Christ followers are to react to the pride and vitriol embedded in such statements: *…