Tag Archives: grace

Fulfillment, Excellence, and a Critical Spirit

By | 23 Feb 2022

fulfillment the achievement of something desired, promised, or predicted. e.g., “winning the championship was the fulfillment of a childhood dream” excellence the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. e.g., “a center of academic excellence” critical expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgments. e.g., “he was critical of many welfare programs” As a musician, I am frequently engaged… Read More »

Humility Revisited

By | 23 Jan 2022

It seems the Lord is not done with me on this topic, so this is another view of “the elephant” from a slightly different perspective. As I was continuing my reading in 2 Chronicles today, I came across a passage well-known in Word of Faith (WoF) circles, one I have lost count of the times I’ve heard taught on:… Read More »

Humility

By | 17 Jan 2022

Even casual Bible-readers can quickly detect God’s high regard for the humble. Tragically, many proclaiming themselves “Christian” these days appear to have either glossed over or mentally redacted those passages entirely. Before we get started, the great danger inherent to writing about humility is my being perceived as proclaiming the equivalent of “Humility & How I Achieved It”… Read More »

Double-Minded

By | 31 Dec 2021

My wife and I enjoy watching period movies and TV series. Recently, we stumbled across another British-clergy-as-crime-fighter TV series on PBS called Grantchester. The series takes place during the 1950s and 60s in the eponymous real-life village close to Cambridge University. Its protagonists are an Anglican parish vicar and a hardened police inspector. They develop an unlikely mystery-solving… Read More »

As Much As In Me Is

By | 30 Dec 2021

“In me is working a power stronger than every other power. The life that is in me is a thousand times bigger than I am outside.” —Smith Wigglesworth. “So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.”— Romans 1:15 KJV (emphasis mine) I Have a Lion on the… Read More »

Critical Thinking #5:
My Analysis of That Conversation

By | 7 Jun 2021

After releasing my previous article, I felt the Holy Spirit leading me to write an analysis of Jake’s assertions using the principles I listed and discussed in in the first three parts of this series on Critical Thinking. In obedience, we will now analyze that encounter so you can take that knowledge into any future discussions with Christianity’s… Read More »