Tag Archives: Sin

Saturday, December 17: Redemption — Creating the Need It Satisfies

four.  that’s the number of relationship breakdowns i’ve experienced this year with people i trusted — two of them occurring in the last three months. i kept poring over God’s purpose in it all. if it is all about proving and reassuring,  He is all-knowing, so … Continue reading

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Monday, December 12: Personality

“personality is the characteristic mark of the inner, spiritual man.  personality merges, and you only reach your true identity once you are merged with another person.  when love or the Spirit of God comes upon a person, he is transformed.”  … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9: The Opposition of the Natural

repulsed by the obvious evilness of  sin,  i find that it is no longer a matter of  avoiding sin per se,  “but of giving up my right to myself, my natural independence, and self-will.  this is where the battle has … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 7: Repentance

when i came back from a two-year hiatus in melbourne,  one of the first privileges i had was a chance encounter with the mother of my ex-husband at a birthday dinner for my eldest son who also happened to be … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 19: When He Has Come

by far, going to hell was the most distressing and scariest threat i ever had to grow up with.  “don’t do this, don’t waste that or you will go to hell,”  were warning words i would hear from my grandma, … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 20: Is God’s Will My Will?

“we all make mistakes.  i myself have made a lot.  now you have been caught committing a very grave mistake but what is important is that we own up to our faults, we apologize, make amends, and change for the … Continue reading

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