Showing posts from August, 2015

Born Again

I was "born this way" therefore everyone should accept the way that I am and come to terms with the lifestyle I'm naturally drawn to. Such notion is prevailing in society today. It's a right to live according to our inborn propensities, some say. But, we were all born sinners, and our chief inborn propensity is to sin. If sinning is a right, then we are truly living in an inverted world.  We were born sinful, but why do we think to sin is a rightful liberty? It's an illegal enslavement. Within, our own conscience convicts us with guilt, and without, the consequences of our sinful deeds ripen. But we keep on sinning beyond control. The world is confused and is blatantly confusing. In moments like this, the phrase "born again" brings me to tears, tears of deep gratitude. I was born a sinner but the Lord Jesus died for me, paid the highest price to redeem me from the wages of my sins. When I received the Lord Jesus Christ as my God and Savior, He c

Herein is Love

This week I've been enlightened, convicted, and supplied by God's Word. It's a privilege, a blessing, and a mercy to love God because He has first loved us. So I made a little tune to 1 John 4:10-11, 16. "Herein is love,  not that we have loved God but that He loved us  and sent His son as a propitiation for our sins. Beloved,  if God has loved us in this way,  we also ought to love one another. And we know and have believed the love which God has in us.  God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God  and God abides in him."