Lacking Nothing

” … You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.” (James 1: 3-4 MSG)

When I see “lacks nothing, I’m quick to think thoughts of billionaires and such. To no surprise, God sees this a little differently. A lot differently … Continue reading

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“Practically?”

“But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.” (James 1:22 NLT)

I rank with the highest of fools. Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it.” (James 4:17 NLT)

I am practically an atheist.

Confession is easy. Repentance – changing the mind as evident through actions- is not so easy … for me, at least. I still confess things today that I was confessing as a teenager (I’m 34). I have had many conversations with others on this – I know I’m not alone. And the book of James puts the rubber to the road. Continue reading