Satan Hates Sex!

God loves sex. Satan hates it. You probably think that I have got things backwards – the enemy loves sex, because it’s the downfall of so many relationships (and non-relationships)…. Broken hearts, abuse, deviancy, pain, are all things that people experience in sex – how could the enemy not love it! But he does hateContinue reading “Satan Hates Sex!”

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These are a Few of C.S. Lewis’s Favorite Things (To The Melody of The Sound of Music)

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things Okay, lets be honest, those are not a few of my favorite things. I don’t really like cats. I do kind of like warm woolen mittens.Continue reading “These are a Few of C.S. Lewis’s Favorite Things (To The Melody of The Sound of Music)”

The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 3)

We continue to dive deeper into George Herbert’s poem “The Sacrifice.” Today we come one step closer to the end… one step closer to the point where Jesus lets out his final breath of desperation “now all is finished.” But we aren’t quite there yet. Today we find ourselves staring at Jesus on the cross.Continue reading “The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 3)”

The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 2)

Last time I began to write about George Herbert’s poem “The Sacrifice.” As you now know, its a sort of Lament put into the mouth of Jesus. Herbert shows us the grief and agony, not simply the physical agony, but the emotional agony which Jesus suffered on his way to the cross. Herbert does thisContinue reading “The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 2)”

The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 1)

Last night I spent some time reading some of the poetry of George Herbert. It was sort of a devotional for me; sort of like spending some time listening to worship songs. As I was reading I came across one of his longer poems: “The Sacrifice.” Situated right after “The Altar” (you know the poem,Continue reading “The Poetry of George Herbert: “The Sacrifice” (Pt. 1)”