Victims and Vengeance

                                                       Victims and Vengeance I would like to share a short story with you about something that happened to me the other day, my failure, and the lesson I am … Continue reading Victims and Vengeance

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Emmanuel, God With Us

                                                 Emmanuel, God With Us The Christmas season is again upon us.  As I drive through my neighborhood, I am impressed at the kaleidoscopic array of Christmas lights, the elaborate decorations, and … Continue reading Emmanuel, God With Us

The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 4)

“…for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find” (Rom. 7:18b).  In our last post (Part 3) we examined the wrong way believers sometimes go about trying to perform that which is good—human effort, vows, resolutions, a determination to self-reform, gritting our teeth, etc.—in a word, … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 4)

The Will of God and the Means to Do it (Part 3)

 “…for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find” (Rom. 7:18b).  In part 1 of this series we gave some general thoughts concerning the truth of this verse, and in part 2 we discussed the first half of the verse: the will or inner desire to … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do it (Part 3)