A few days ago, my wife and I were watching television news. As we cringed at another video of “protestors” screaming and gesticulating in the face of police officers, we were struck by the hatred that spewed out. Unreasoning, shrieking, and red-faced, the black-clad young people seemed to be driven by some dark force beyond … Continue reading Verbal Vitriol? That’s Unacceptable!
Silence? That’s Unacceptable!
Word for the Day: All things to all men. This has been very difficult to write. I watch the videos of cities being burned, property being destroyed, and the police being vilified, and my flesh wants to fight back. On the other hand, when I hear the phrase “Black lives matter,” I have to say, … Continue reading Silence? That’s Unacceptable!
Racism? That’s Unacceptable!
Word for the Day: It takes a change of Heart Like everyone I know, when I first saw the video of the death of George Floyd, I was appalled. Afterward, I kept thinking, “What was in that cop’s mind? What was he thinking or feeling? How do you just sit there and watch the life … Continue reading Racism? That’s Unacceptable!
That’s Unacceptable! Quit It.
The word for the day: If it’s unacceptable, then quit accepting it! We are living in a toxic atmosphere. People’s lives can be ripped apart just for posting the wrong thing on Twitter, or Instagram, or whatever. Every word is scrutinized, and failure to toe the party line (whichever party) can lead to violent backlash. A … Continue reading That’s Unacceptable! Quit It.
Fighting the Right Fight
The weapons we use in our fight are not the world's weapons but God's powerful weapons, which we use to destroy strongholds. We destroy false arguments;2 Corinthians 10:4 GNB Use Your Weapons Let me begin with a disclaimer. I actually have come to like President Trump. When he first ran, his manner was very off-putting … Continue reading Fighting the Right Fight
Pouring Out the Love of God
Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God