Salvation from Righteousness

I read this post from Jon Acuff a while ago, and it got me thinking about sin, and righteousness, and how we view ourselves and others when we perceive ourselves as righteous. Take a gander at it and let me know what you think…

Theologian C.H. Spurgeon once said, “It is easier to save us from our sins than from our righteousness.” Continue reading

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The Death of Death

I love this video. This is the best video describing what the story of the cross and what it means for us. Sometimes we get so caught up in the religious symbol, and it becomes so common place for us, that we forget what the symbol originally was, and what it really means…

Concerning Discipline

I don’t know about you, but self-discipline is not something I do very well, but it is something I need to do well. (I hate it when that happens)

In trying to teach myself discipline, I’ve learned a lot about myself. (Funny how when you teach, you learn…)

First, I’ve learned that if I rely on others to tell me things, then I never become disciplined in it myself, I become disciplined in responding to them. Which means that yeah, I’m gonna mess it up a lot, because it takes time for me to get myself into that routine, that habit. Which means I need a lot of grace from both myself and others. Which leads me to the second thing I’ve learned: Continue reading