As you read Psalm 5, you cannot help but notice contrast between the righteous and the wicked. David appeals to God to hear his appeals and to bring the wicked to their deserved end. But what may not immediately leap off the page is the
What do you think of when you hear the term “a debased mind”? A deranged serial killer? A sexual predator? A heartless dictator? Of all the sins you would associate with “a debased mind,” how far down the list is gossip? When Paul wrote to
Who would you say is the worst member of the Brackenhurst Baptist Church? That is a sobering, yet important, question. Perhaps you are thinking of that member who refuses to faithfully gather with the body as we come together to worship, learn and serve. Or
Words. The tongue. Communication. It’s complicated, with plenty of opportunity for sin. That is why I find the book of Proverbs so convicting. Too often I sin with my speech; I sinfully wound with my words—sometimes by speaking, sometimes by my silence. Sometimes silence screams.