Tag: Repentance

  • Hearing God in the Stillness

    Hearing God in the Stillness

    The chapel where my wife and I attend worship was built in 1935. Constructed in the Neo-gothic style, it resembles a smaller version of a Western European cathedral. And like any old building, it has a unique personality. As a musician, I used to enjoy the quirky sounds our little chapel made. The creaky floor […]

  • Weeds

    Weeds

    It happens every spring, intruders invade my lawn. Hardy weeds with sinister names like, Bullnettle and Prickly Lettuce, and ones with cute names, like Chickweed and Goosegrass, try to choke out my beautiful Bermuda. Enter, the Weed Sheriff. That’s me. You’ve got to stop the trespassers before they go to seed and make those little […]

  • The Holy North Face

    The Holy North Face

    Have you heard the one about the guy who washed his hands too much during the pandemic? Repentance is like that. Cleansing of sin reveals answers from God A church where I once served held a unique series of revival meetings. Our pastor called it a “solemn assembly.” One like good king Jehosophat proclaimed for […]

  • Must Repentance Happen All at Once?

    My blogging buddy Jeffrey has a daily series where he shares a scripture passage and then provides some brief thoughts. The topic this July 4th was, “Let it go,”– based on Colossians 3:13–and it was all about forgiving the faults of others because, after all, Jesus does the same for us. Jeffrey is quite the […]

  • Daddy Knows

    Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; Psalm 127:1a My wife and I enjoy the show “Holmes Makes It Right” on HGTV. If you haven’t seen it, the show stars Mike Holmes, a veteran contractor and home inspector, who helps homeowners fix major issues with their properties. On many […]