Tag: righteous

  • Better Than Jesus?

    What could be better than Jesus? Jesus himself said something, or rather someone is better. In John 16:7 He says, “Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But, if I go I will send him to you.” […]

  • Jesus Hates Religion

    “- Has your experience with God been about the “do’s” and the “don’t?” “- Are you on a path that was decided for you by people you trusted, but it feels more like bondage? “- Have you completely abandoned all paths because you’ve seen the end results, and you have no desire whatsoever to be […]

  • Strengthened by Grace


    “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy 2:1 ESV) I came across this verse in my reading recently and spent some time considering what it means to be “strengthened by grace.” Most versions say this as “be strong in grace.” What does this mean? How could […]

  • How Much is Too Much

    Too Much! (edited)

    When dealing with the topics of grace and holiness, eventually the question of “how much is too much comes up.” I’ve spoken before about how much grace is too much grace. The flip side is how much sin is too much sin? We are accustomed to hearing preachers rail against certain kinds of sin. We […]

  • Are People Good?


    We see countless headlines about the athlete who took drugs, denied it, then when he got caught says, “I’ve made mistakes.” Politicians are caught in immorality, acknowledge their failures only to get re-elected in a few years. Why are we surprised when they mess up again? We want to point the finger of blame. “I’m […]