The Tongue Is a Consuming Fire

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The scene is apocalyptic. Intensely burning flames consuming everything in their path and shooting bright-colored embers far into the sky. In their wake, nothing but the charred remains of dead trees standing here and there over the blackened and scorched … Continued

Do This in Remembrance of Me?

It’s easy to get confused when trying to understand how the Mosaic Law relates to the New Covenant of grace. I am intrigued by Romans 4:14-15 (NASB): For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made … Continued

Why Gun Control Misses the Point

“The findings were disturbing….” So goes the beginning of a paragraph in an article about the Pulitzer Prize winning report (Assault on Learning) by the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding violence in the Philadelphia school system. After reading further, I could not … Continued

Politics–The Religious Wrong

A new round of elections is quickly approaching, but not fast enough for my tastes. Voting is certainly a privilege, but I find the grossly negative TV ads to be totally gagnaminous. And how I wish I could say something more positive … Continued

The Pink Elephant in the Church . . .

It’s there. We all know it’s there. But nobody wants to really be honest about it. It’s a big problem. Real big. And yet Jesus thoroughly addressed the issue. It’s one of those things that we readily recognize and yet … Continued