Luke 8:4-15 How we are responding in the time of coronavirus is a revealing of how are hearts are responding to the word of the Lord to us. The responses to the word in a tough time reveal our hearts. How we receive in “good times” is an indicator, but how we receive in “toughContinue reading “Hearts revealed in the time of coronavirus”
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Lent allows us to plow the soil of our hearts
Reading for today: Psalm 72; 119:73-96 Gen. 42:18-28 1 Cor. 5:6-6:8 Mark 4:1-20 If we are walking through lent with an eye toward examination, the Spirit will help us see the condition of our hearts.
The shallow soil of the American church
The church in America simply is not a soil capable of growing deep roots.
The terrible inefficiency of the Kingdom of God
Americans do NOT like to admit this, especially really smooth running churches, but here is the truth: The Kingdom of God is terribly inefficient. It’s messy. It just, quite honestly, doesn’t make sense. But, doggone it, we’re AMERICANS and we WILL make sense of it! We WILL make it efficient… God bless America! Exhibit A:Continue reading “The terrible inefficiency of the Kingdom of God”