For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.
The above verse is from Paul’s letter to the Romans and another piece that confirms my faith in the simplicity of Christ and God.
The law is what you know in your heart is right. What is right, the right thing to do, is placed in your heart by the Holy Spirit. Continue reading
But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”
Here is a simple definition of covetous from the Merriam-Webster Website Dictionary: “feeling or showing a very strong desire for something that you do not have and especially for something that belongs to someone else.”
Covetousness, many would associate that word with greed and that would be correct.
Many would say it applies to the rich because they have so much and want so much more and the rich make them angry. What they don’t realize is that statement demonstrates their own covetousness.
They say life isn’t fair. How comes they get to be rich and I don’t? I want someone to set that right for me.
So the desire for so called “social justice” is most often based in sin, the sin of breaking the last commandment. Continue reading
Do I believe in God?
Yes, very much so.
Do I believe God speaks to me?
I believe that God speaks to all of us every day.
We just don’t listen. Continue reading