Tagged with sin

Red Sky Over America Book Review

Red Sky Over America Book Review

Red Sky Over America by Tamera Lynn Kraft book review. Red Sky Over America   by Tamera Lynn Kraft  Historical Fiction Desert Breeze  Ladies of Oberlin: Book 1 In 1857, America, the daughter of a slave owner, is an abolitionist and a student at Oberlin College, a school known for its radical ideas. When America … Continue reading

A Most Noble Heir Book Review

A Most Noble Heir Book Review

A Most Noble Heir by Susan Anne Mason book review. A Most Noble Heir   by Susan Anne Mason  Historical Fiction Bethany House When stable hand Nolan Price learns from his dying mother that he is actually the son of the Earl of Stainsby, his plans for a future with kitchen maid Hannah Burnham are … Continue reading

The Melody of the Soul Book Review

The Melody of the Soul Book Review

The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma book review. A Nazi officer. A Jewish Czech violinist. Her music haunts him. When he’s faced with losing it, he’ll go through any length to save it. And her.   It’s 1943 and Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian living in Prague, has lost nearly everything. Most of … Continue reading

Counseling Under the Cross Book Review

Counseling Under the Cross Book Review

Counseling Under the Cross by Bob Kellermen book review. Counseling Under the Cross exalts our Lord Jesus Christ. Bob Kellemen’s exploration of Luther’s ministry has enlarged my appreciation for Luther and given me a new perspective on him as a pastoral counselor. The title of the book, Counseling Under the Cross, speaks volumes and reminds us of … Continue reading

There Will Be Pain!

There Will Be Pain!

This life ushers up a smorgasbord of pain, heartache, and suffering! We humans often mask our pain behind smiles, humor, and denial…but that doesn’t mean it’s not their…its just hidden. Our eyes tell a different story…they speak truth…they reveal what’s really locked behind the disguise we wear to camouflage the pain. No one is exempt … Continue reading

In-justice

In-justice

Injustice rains down like a plague. The innocent…feel the sting! “Jesus Christ never trusted human nature, yet he was never cynical, never in despair about any man, because he trusted absolutely in what the grace of God could do in human nature.”– Oswald Charles …the children…the weak…the defenceless members of society. “The great Kind, immortal, … Continue reading

The Weeds of Sin

The Weeds of Sin

The weeds of sin grow up in my heart–it’s a constant battle, cutting them out. They always return as all weeds do–oh, how, I wish they wouldn’t but over and over they grow back. It’s even more frustrating when it’s the same old weeds–the very ones I just repented of and asked forgiveness for. A judgmental … Continue reading

Fear’s Icy Fingers

Fear’s Icy Fingers

When the icy fingers of fear wrap tightly around our hearts and begin to squeeze we become frozen…captive…paralyzed unable to move forward–stunting our growth and keeping us from reaching our potential. There’s an unlimited supply of things human’s fear–spiders, heights, change, rejection, confrontation, other people’s opinions, and the list goes on. I think it’s safe … Continue reading

Need To Be Rescued

Need To Be Rescued

Eve plucked that fruit from that limb, slipped it ever so slowly into her mouth, and took that faithful bite…paradise was lost! Sin slithered into her soul and made its home within. Every generation thereafter was destined to inherited her sin nature. The ugliness of sin poured onto the earth and tainted all beneath its … Continue reading

Humility

Humility

How do we clothe ourselves in humility? How do we put on humility when we live in a world that applauds rising to the top, winning, and being the best–climbing the ladder to stardom?   “Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil’s reach as humility.” –Jonathan Edwards We begin telling our children almost … Continue reading