Posts Tagged ‘righteousness’

Your righteousness has nothing to do with you

Your righteousness has nothing to do with you. 1. It does not start with you. 2. It is not facilitated by you. 3. It does not end with you. Most of us probably do not have issues with the first statement. It is easy to recognize that only Christ’s blood justifies us and sets us on the path of righteous...
May 16th, 2014 | Protestant, Religion | Read More

Finding Peace in Our Purpose

Even though it happens every year, I still marvel at the changing of the seasons. I think many people do. We celebrate the first signs of spring—noticeably warmer weather, the first few blossoms, the animal world waking up again. We bask in the summer sunshine and revisit seasonal icons like barbecues...
November 13th, 2013 | Religion | Read More

How Living Safely is Dangerous

I tend to think passivity and the middle-way are pretty safe ways of life.  But choosing neither virtue nor vice is more dangerous than choosing vice.  If I am an outwardly vicious person, I cannot deny my viciousness.   On the other hand, by internalizing, that thereby ignoring, my own vice, I risk...
October 23rd, 2013 | Religion | Read More