Daily Writings: Remembrances of my Childhood

Originally posted on January 3, 2012... Remembrances of my Childhood        As a child I played some of the things that I now do. I would pretend to lead, that is, lead armies, organize assaults against imaginary castles, fight evil creatures, be the “Daniel Boone” of a group of frontiersmen, be an Indian warring against … Continue reading Daily Writings: Remembrances of my Childhood

Daily Writings: “Blows and wounds cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.”

“Blows and wounds cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.” ~ Proverbs 20:30 NIV       The blows and wounds referred to in this verse are accurate metaphors of the discipline that we must go through to be cleansed from strongholds and bad habits. In Christ Jesus we are forgiven from all sin, but … Continue reading Daily Writings: “Blows and wounds cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.”

Daily Writings: “The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.”

“The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.” ~ Proverbs 12:12 NIV           Wicked men will desire the wealth that others have and they are even willing to steal to get it. Their stealing may take the form of hidden fees, heavy taxation, class-discriminated taxation, murder, fraud, pick … Continue reading Daily Writings: “The wicked desire the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.”