Bible Readings for Wednesday March 16th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 32 1. [Of David. A Maskil.] Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2. Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit [...]
Bible Readings for Saturday March 12th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 51 1. [To the leader. A Psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy on me, O God, according to your [...]
We are becoming a nation of self-absorbed zombies. Habitually willing to spend $20 a week on over-priced coffee, yet we drop only a buck or two into the offering plate on Sundays. We watch almost 4 hours of television a night, and yet we cannot find time to attend one community event, bible study, or game night. We stuff our fat faces with food we don’t need while soup-kitchens struggle to put out a meal.
Are we really going to denounce the sins of others, declare them unfit for the Tent of Christianity, but at the same time allow ourselves to feel welcomed and loved by God? Have we really become so jaded and blind? Are we really that far from Grace?