The lie binds humanity together from Eve to me. It binds those who believe it by crippling their perspective of themselves, their world, and their God. Had someone asked me a year ago, “Do you believe this lie?” I would have said, “No,” in the wounded tone of one who has been perceived unjustly. But … Continue reading The Lie That Binds
God spoke oceans, lady slippers, galaxies, amoebas, and platypuses into existence with simple generalized words. “Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place.” “Let the earth bring forth grass.” “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven.” “Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life.” … Continue reading Dusty Hands
He's finished supper. He's poured the wine, broken the bread, and left a message. To live right, we must remember Him. He's washed feet, even the feet of those who will betray, deny, forsake Him, and left the second message. To live right, we must serve everyone. Everyone. He's sung a hymn, and left another … Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come
I found it tagged on to the end of Jesus' parables of the kingdom, words from the Word in a verse I've read often--but never seen until now. Ironically, this is a shadow of its message. Raised in an Anabaptist, Bible-following, church-going family, I have been instructed in the Kingdom. Accepting Jesus as my Saviour … Continue reading Privilege of a Scribe
"Ah Lord God! behold, Thou hast made the heaven and the earth by Thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing to hard for Thee." He's The Great Creator God. I say I believe, claim to trust His power, but do I live it? Can God make a heart, stone-cold, return to … Continue reading Believe It!