Anger · Grace · Repentance · Sorrow · Stirred Up

stirred up anger…

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared. Proverbs 22:24-25 NIV The spirit of anger… it’s contagious… The day started with stirred up anger… aimed at me… Immediately engaging in defensive mode… I tried to explain… but it…… Continue reading stirred up anger…

Bent · Conviction · Obedience · Sorrow

bent…

A dusty book on the shelf caught my attention this morning…On inspection… dog-eared and underlined…I knew I’d read it… but couldn’t remember when…Browsing through the pages… a passage on revival…Bend the church and save the world. James E. Stewart claimed that this is the secret of every true awakening. Christians must humble themselves and get…… Continue reading bent…

Blessings · Sorrow

dichotomy…

Blesssed (Happy, fortunate, to be envied)is he who has forgiveness of his transgressioncontinually exercised upon him,whose sin is covered.Psalm 32:1 AmpMy journey through the Psalms led me to this verse this afternoon… which I read immediately after…”With His stripes, we are healed.” — Isaiah 53:5Pilate delivered our Lord to the lictors to be scourged. The…… Continue reading dichotomy…

Joy · Life · Sorrow

processing… life…

Processing continues… causing distraction… and stirring up desires to live well…Two books… one author… the reason for much of the food-processor activity in my thoughts…N.D. Wilson… Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl… and… Death by Living…Both have me desiring a new perspective… but… just like the processing… there are no tight… concise… quotes… found in either book…… Continue reading processing… life…