Tag Archives: Sin

Surrendering to the Enemy

Sometimes the priest doesn’t have the corner on the market of God’s voice. We see this with Pashhur, who proves that pride goes before a fall.  The lesson? If we cling to our sin and pride, we’ll find ourselves with … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact of Sin

Our planet suffers from the consequence of our sin as much as it does from our poor stewardship. The earth is defiled because we have disobeyed God and broken his everlasting covenant. Consider the impact of your relationship with God … Continue reading

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No Turning Back

At our best and most reflective times, we desire to follow God with earnest. In the pressure cooker of life, though, we fall victim to our weakness. We need perseverance to stay fixed on Jesus – strength in the Lord … Continue reading

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Incensed by Pride

When pride swells, we think our rights swell and we impose ourselves on others. We learn this today from the life of King Uzziah, whose pride made him unfaithful to God. God will not be mocked, and Uzziah found himself … Continue reading

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Good Way

No one among God’s people would listen to him: his word was offensive to them and so they remained in their sin. They continued to go their own ways. We stand at a crossroads. Look all ways and find the … Continue reading

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God Steps Back

If we really, really think we know better, God can be provoked to step back and let us have our way for a while. You want freedom? You think you know better? Okay… have at ‘er. Isaiah helps us see … Continue reading

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Sorry? Come Now…

God hides his eyes from us and stops listening when we bring him lip service prayers and false contrition.  Sorry only goes so far.  Often, sorry is the lip service to get us out of trouble, yet in our hearts, … Continue reading

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