Posts with the category “stop-look-listen”
Stop, Look, Listen: The Price of Sinful Choices
March 3rd, 2021
When we last left Eve and Adam they had just completed the sorry progression of temptation and disobedience. The result was a disaster for them and for human history. The whole of scripture following...
Stop, Look, Listen: The Anatomy of Temptation and Idolatry
March 1st, 2021
I had intended to use this article to work on identifying idols in our own lives, using some of the examples presented earlier. But as I was preparing, it became clear that there is one more foundatio...
Stop, Look, Listen: Clarity is Emerging
February 17th, 2021
Before we begin, a few words to those who’ve come through the two previous articles. First, nice work. If you’ve treated these topics seriously and stepped into the scriptures and discussion with us,...
Stop, Look, Listen: The Trap of Tunnel Vision
February 17th, 2021
These words appear in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, right on the heels of his warnings against judging. Understanding and heeding this passage is the linchpin to softening and healing interpersonal or g...
Stop, Look, Listen: An Interlude to Examine and Strengthen Our Foundations
February 8th, 2021
You’ve probably noticed that we’re moving deeper into the complex subject of how the Bible addresses human relationships. If taken seriously, we’re finding that the Word of God is abundantly filled wi...
Stop, Look, Listen: Critical Judgments and Matthew 7
February 1st, 2021
A Christian man who loves sports is challenged harshly by a non-sports-loving friend. The rebuke centers around accusations of the man’s misplaced priorities before God....
Stop, Look: Beginning the Practice of Applying Biblical Warnings to Real Life
January 29th, 2021
We’ve been uncovering how the Bible speaks clearly to matters of human conduct and relationship. Its words are directed particularly to those in the body of Christ....
Stop. Look. Listen: Do Our Words Pierce or Do They Bring Healing?
January 18th, 2021
We live in times that can feel difficult. And often they are. No argument there. Difficult times and difficult people can press us emotionally. Fear, pain, regret, anger...they all can lead us to plac...
Divine CouncilStop, Look, Listen: The Anatomy of Temptation and IdolatryStop, Look, Listen: The Price of Sinful ChoicesSin Cycle, Grace CycleThe Women in Matthews GenealogyOutside of the Garden: What Now?Beyond Genesis 3: Are Things Really Any Different?Friendship: David and JonathanReading Through Holy Week
Truly God is Good: A Journey Through Psalm 73 (part one of several)My Feet Had Almost Stumbled: Psalm 73 (part two of several)Systemic RebellionThe Prosperity of the Wicked: Asaphs Lament (Psalm 73)From the Heart of Pastor ChrisWhy Should the Rantings of the Wicked Matter?When the Past is a Trap (Psalm 73)Systemic Rebellion II