Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law. – Romans 13:10
In the depths of depression, my mind must fight against my own mind. I must continually remind myself that God is good; God is near; God loves me.
I believe in fiscal responsibility, but I don’t think my fiduciary responsibility in the Church is the same as if I were serving on a board.
But sometimes the belly of a whale sounds good compared to sitting at the banquet table of God and sharing the Bread of Life and Cup of Salvation with someone I feel is doing evil upon people and doesn’t seem to care.
When the Church decides she can, she will.
“Why do you look for the living among the dead?” – Luke 24:5 (NRSV) When my Grandma died in 2016, I drove to Iowa for the funeral with my Dad. […]
I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will […]
For they will be made holy who observe holy things in holiness, and those who have been taught them will find a defense. Therefore set your desire on my words; […]
However, as I read scripture, it doesn’t seem that our prayers really belong locked in our prayer closet.
As we were talking about this, I realized I had lived this parable on my way to discuss the parable.