Perfectionism is an obsession with the unobtainable. Sufficiency is surrender to the incomprehensible.
Yes, we pray for our Leaders: That God will use them to accomplish His purposes. We pray: That he will hold them accountable for their graft, corruption, sins and crimes. That many will be awakened to a true understanding of right and wrong. That even those deceived in the past by wicked leaders - at every level - will be given a second chance to draw near the the truth.
And we pray for our enemies, especially ones who hold high offices and surround themselves with an enabling army of sycophants.
"You should not wait at the crossroads to cut down their fugitives, nor hand over their survivors in the day of their trouble." Obadiah.
In Mark chapter 7:1-12 Jesus has an encounter with Pharisees from Jerusalem. Their issue is that Jesus has fed bread to his disciples who are eating with unwashed hands. According to the Law they are defiled, simply for having been hungry. Is church a Sanctuary for Saints or Hospital for sinners? Well I think the … Continue reading Sanctuary for Saints or Hospital for Sinners?
Preface: We are happy to receive permission to publish a treatment of the subject "Which Bible version is Better" by a Bible Scholar we are blessed to know personally. Especially since the question never seems to go away. Sharing this excellent, very reasonable, detailed opinion seems worth while! The original text (link just below) has … Continue reading Bible Versions – Which is best?
Literal v. Metaphorical - Before the Church fussed over the age of the earth and cosmos, the Church and its science told us the sun revolved around the earth and that the earth was flat. How did we stop paying attention to reality in the 21st century?