Tag: sin

Give Me Liberty, or Whatever…

Give Me Liberty, or Whatever…

One of the most famous quotes connected with American history is the one that is associated with the fiery orator Patrick Henry: “Give me liberty or give me death!” It is reported that these were among his words at the…

Consensus Does Not Determine Morality

Consensus Does Not Determine Morality

Legalization of same-sex marriage is now supported by most religious groups according to a study released on May 1st by the Public Religion Research Institute. The survey was based on more than 40,000 responses collected during 2017. It found that…

Ornery Cows and Longsuffering

Ornery Cows and Longsuffering

Once, when I was a child, my dad traded a hog for a cow. At the time, I didn’t think it was a very good trade. The old cow suffered from what we called “holler horn,” and besides, I did…

Not Fit For The Kingdom

Not Fit For The Kingdom

In Luke 9:62, we find an interesting statement of the Lord. He said, “No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.” This indeed is quite a charge, to say…

The Hammer & the Nail

The Hammer & the Nail

I recently was reminded of a phrase that I heard during my first football practice as a kid. We were split up into two lines. One line was for the runner who was carrying the football, and the other line…