Tag Archives: Sin

God Is Watching

It was lunchtime at a Catholic elementary school. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun wrote a note and posted it on the apple tray: “Take only ONE. God is watching.” As the children … Continue reading

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Sin & Church Attendance

Can you imagine getting drunk Saturday night and then going to church the next morning? Can you imagine rolling out of a bed you share with your live-in lover, getting dressed, and going to church? Can you imagine attending a Sunday night service … Continue reading

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Temptation’s Cliff

Once there was a man who lived in a mountainous region. The road to his house ran along a steep cliff. When the man set about to hire a coachman, three candidates applied for the position. The man called in the first candidate … Continue reading

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A Family Resemblance

Let me shock you: God’s chief characteristic is not love; it is holiness. Psalm 47:8 doesn’t say that God sits upon his “loving” throne. It says that He sits upon His “holy” throne. As Moses stood before the burning bush and talked with the … Continue reading

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Learning From Rhododendrons

When the calendar page rolls over to March and the weather turns noticeably warmer, my thoughts drift toward yardwork. It’s not a drift that I eagerly embrace. The way I see it I’m an apartment or condo guy who happens to live in a big brick house … Continue reading

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