All Men Are Scum: Ellipsis

In the declaration, "men are scum", we have, in ourselves, an ellipsis of reality that we are all helpless and in need of saving; that daily, we groan with all creation, waiting to be annexed for the good that we were made to be. We say that there is more to all these that we find joy in and only if we could reach for that one thing. In saying we are scum, we are asking to be cleansed…

The Virtues and Vices of Polygamy

Another point is that with polygamy comes the need to constantly judge – not just character but the array of choices. You'll need to know good and evil, good from evil and it goes on and on. Every contact has two sides…you need to decide on which is which. That’s the true conflict and it’s all happening inside you, first.

THE CONFLICT OF BEING LIKE THE MESSIAH

BOND 275 Dear Oyin, I'm writing this for myself but also for those like me – like you, sometimes. Like all of us who – like us – are plagued with the misery of crying out so beautifully. Whose bleeding hearts are art. People applaud at our pain and at how well crafted our minds … Continue reading THE CONFLICT OF BEING LIKE THE MESSIAH

The Unknown Disciple, Ananias

Yes, It is only JESUS (through the work of the HOLY SPIRIT) that convicts us to repentance but it’s gracious to see that we can be partners of this great blessing of calling sinner to repentance. Brother Ananias: who neither failed nor was afraid as the Word of the Lord came boldly to Saul; a new life and light that sparked off the great movement in the conversion of gentiles.