Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dealing In Misinformation

Back to me and my pile of poo as told in “I’m Sorry.” I told my wife Aleta that I was sorry, but my words weren’t real repentance. In truth, my “sorry” was just me dealing in misinformation; saying what … Continue reading

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I Don’t Wanna Hear What You Think I Wanna Hear

I’m exploring the question – What is God seeking from us when we repent? Read this interesting passage from the prophet Hosea: “Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

Our family completed our “family unit” in reverse of how you’re supposed to do it.  Everyone knows you’re supposed to get married, then get a fish. If the fish is still alive after a year, then you know you can … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Me This Way

Our God loves us so much He will not leave us the way we are. When necessary He will speak up and boldly communicate His complaints about us, and discipline us in order to correct us. Many years after my … Continue reading

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The Power of Consequences

At the moment, I’m exploring the question – how does God correct people who need correcting? Observe what God says in Hosea 5: 8-15. I warn you that this passage is not easy reading, but it conveys an important part … Continue reading

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What I Need To Hear

I want to add another thought to my last post. Proverbs 27: 6 says something very interesting, very wise, but very counter to how we like to think. It says,“Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies … Continue reading

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God Complains

So here’s the question – How does God correct people who need correcting? Check out what God says in Hosea 5: 1-7. Hear this, you priests! Pay attention, you Israelites! Listen, O royal house! This judgment is against you: You … Continue reading

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The Fun Police

When you’re a kid you’re absolutely sure your parents don’t want you to have any fun. We all thought this about our parents when we were kids, and our own kids think it about us now. It’s the thought that … Continue reading

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I Take No Pleasure

I think we sometimes have this view of God (okay maybe I should just admit that sometimes I have this view of God) where He’s either cold and uncaring to the sad destiny of the wicked, or He actually enjoys … Continue reading

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Sickly Fickleness

The God who made us, and knows everything about us, has many good reasons to write us off, and yet He does not write us off. He loyally intervenes to rescue us at our worst moments, and He loyally allows … Continue reading

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