This video has been raising eyebrows in Christian circles for about five years now. There’s good here and there’s bad. The ‘spoken word’ artist, Jefferson Bethke says a lot, but I think he centralizes on one distinct issue. He loves
Do you think you suffer? I think everyone suffers. And if everyone suffers, then suffering can’t be as bad as we think it is. I think some people suffer better than others. I think there is an art to suffering,
Jesus Clothes Nakedness. He Covers Shame. Shame is the fear that others will notice something we want to hide. We want to hide weakness and failure. We want to hide our unworthiness. We don’t want others to know what we
Depression shows on the face. Studies show that depression takes a toll on the entire body, but can be seen very easily on the face. Both because people tend to be more un-kept, but also, because depression manifests as fatigue.
Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish. He said: “I called to the Lord out of my distress, and He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and You heard
I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of His wrath. He has driven and brought me into darkness without any light. Surely against me has He turned His hand continually, the whole day long. My flesh
See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they
Let the one who is taught the word share all good things with the one who teaches. Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to
Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. I
Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law? For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. But the son