Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin. Romans 4:7-8 Every person is born with a sense of shame because of Adam and Eve’s sin. We know … Continue reading The Yoke of Shame
They tie up heavy, burdensome loads and lay them on men’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them. Mattthew 23:4 Jesus came down hard on the Pharisees when He told them that they were placing a heavy burden of rules upon the … Continue reading A Religious Yoke
Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is … Continue reading The Prayer For Hard Stuff
Pray for us, for our conscience is clear and we want to live honorably in everything we do. Hebrews 13:18 Generally speaking, my conscience is my moral compass. It will let me know when I violate what I know to be right. While it is … Continue reading Cure For A Nagging Conscience
Obey them that have the rule over you and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you." Hebrews 13:17 Do those who … Continue reading Do I Have To?
“Other seeds fell on good soil and produced grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. As for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it. He indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a … Continue reading You Can Thrive
And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:16 How vast are the effects of obeying this verse but only if I understand what God is asking me to do. It’s not just … Continue reading I Am a Lattice of Windows