There is a need in our lives for atonement. There is a need for blood. I think there’s something interesting about our faith that it recognizes a need for blood and connects that need for blood with a sense of atonement. We have within us a basic sense of our desperate condition. As Malcolm Muggeridge […]
For reasons that aren’t worth going into I read a quote from Ayn Rand last week. It was part of her HUAC testimony before Congress in 1947 regarding the film Song of Russia. Made during World War II,
I was hanging out with Julia and Simon the other night and I realized something. I started thinking about common languages.
My most cohesive language community was in college. The best way
Paul prayed once, “…[that they] might become such as I am, except for these chains.” He was speaking literally since he was imprisoned at the time. I pray it often, and it reminds me of my chains. We all have them; chains around our arms and our legs and our hearts. They’re all different and […]
I’ve always loved John 16:33, “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.” My heart has known that it’s a powerful verse, and this morning I realized it’s in the same way my heart found […]