Giving Thanks and Stress

Being more thankful can perhaps reduce the pressures and stress a person may have. David is praising the Lord in Psalm 32.  As David confesses his sin to God and rejoices in the forgiveness the Lord has given to him, he has much to be thankful for.  He goes on to record the following inContinue reading “Giving Thanks and Stress”

The Handcuffs of Sin

His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.  Proverbs 5:22 Today I came across this verse in a counseling session.  I read it in a previous time.  The part “he shall be holden with the cords of his sins” was already underlined in blackContinue reading “The Handcuffs of Sin”

4 “Plans” for Avoiding Sin

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Romans 6:23 Everyone is tempted to sin.  When our lust begins to control and consume us something is born called sin.  James chapter 1 speaks much to this process of temptation becoming sin.  While temptationContinue reading “4 “Plans” for Avoiding Sin”

The Defeated

The Defeated I could not believe it.  Our team lost.  Having gone undefeated through the entire softball season, the playoffs were not that much more challenging.  After all, our team had generally won most of the games by the “mercy rule.” Now in the last inning of the conference championship game, our team is aheadContinue reading “The Defeated”