My eyes were open, but I did not see

My eyes were open, but I did not see

He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. John 1:10  _______ The Bible tells us in a variety of ways of an ancient curse that lingers with us to this very hour – the willingness of human society to be completely absorbed in a...
CS Lewis on Prayer

CS Lewis on Prayer

It is easy to drift into thinking that because God is all-wise and all-powerful he will do what he knows is best and that our petitionary prayers to him really don’t make much difference. But is this line of thinking correct? C.S. Lewis did not think so and offers us...
Honor

Honor

  13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13)  They are gossips, 30 slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; 31 they have no understanding, no...
Not Guilty

Not Guilty

Today’s reading was Romans 7:21-8:4 21 So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. 22 For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; 23 but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a...
The nature of reality

The nature of reality

  Some words on reality from A.W. Tozer (The Pursuit After God): God and the spiritual world are real. We can reckon upon them with as much assurance as we reckon upon the familiar world around us. Spiritual things are there (or rather we should say here)...