Monthly Archives: April 2013

James 3:1-12, PART 2

My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.  For we all stumble in many things.  If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12, PART 1

My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.  For we all stumble in many things.  If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle … Continue reading

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What I hate and love about the internet, and especially blogs

“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher; “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” Ecclesiastes 1:2 This is why I have a love/hate relationship with the internet.  In fact, the entire first chapter of Ecclesiastes articulates my feelings much more precisely than … Continue reading

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TGIF: Here

Here is where I stand. Here is the place where I live. Here is the place where I am comfortable, where I desire to linger, where things evolve into home. Here is the place where I am made new, where … Continue reading

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Here’s the thing about words…

So here’s the thing about my words:  they rise and fall and tumble and hurt and praise and lift up and stamp out.  Sometimes, it seems they come from nowhere; sometimes, it seems that they are separate entity to myself … Continue reading

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James 2:23-26

And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.” And he was called the friend of God. You see then that man is justified by works and not by faith only. … Continue reading

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James 2:14-22

What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him?  If a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to … Continue reading

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