In the film “Rebel Without a Cause,” the gang leader character, Buzz, tells Jim Stark, James Dean’s character, “We’ve got to do something,” before they started their “chickie run.” What something must the Church do now in the face of the new “morality?”
Those who engage in sexual immorality are well aware in their souls of the insipid nature of their behavior and that it can never fulfill erotic yearnings. Like a dog whistle in their ears, it shrieks, “This ain’t it stupid.”
Many have protested abortion over the years. But how many have protested sexual immorality? Why has the church virtually conceded defeat in upholding the sanctity of the very act which God uses to create a people for Himself?
Even in their external out-workings of faith – in giving, in corporate prayer and church work – believers are not immune from pride. God’s people need to take care that external displays of faith are truly born of the love given by God.
How to overcome a lifetime of depressive habits by remembering the grace and forgiveness that God gives. Depression comes from self-condemnation for sins committed. To break the habit, we must remember Jesus’ love.
CCM Magazine’s Ross Cluver called Amanda Danziger’s new “Head and Heart” album refreshingly elegant and “The best thing I heard today.”
Hundreds have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since its founding in 1986. Richie Furay is one of them, being inducted in 1997 with the Buffalo Springfield. Among the pantheon of rock stars in the Rock Hall, Richie Furay holds a place of distinction....
Some, when remembering regretful incidents of life, will use the phrase, “the past is dead.” But what does that mean? I see my sin as it was, is and will always be to me – soul decimating.
This is a guest post by Susan Cabouli, Ph.D. and psychotherapist. She is currently working on a book entitled, GOD'S SABBATH Time of Rest. As one raised in the Jewish faith, Susan brings a special perspective to her understanding of the Sabbath. I don’t remember when...