Fave Song as of 050918

I’ve always thought the effect that music has on us is so under-appreciated. This song has changed the direction of my day on several occasions recently. This lively song points to the the futility of our efforts and successes if they don’t include the main ingredient.

Compartmentalizing Our Lives

Jared Wilson at the Gospel Coalition writes that:

any time any human being is dealing with utter emptiness and lack of fulfillment in life, it is the result of the God-embedded message in them that they need him.

This article talks about how compartmentalizing our lives leads to a loss of our spiritual selves. It also reinforces a theme I see again and again. As humans when we leave God out of our lives, or ignore his express directives, we inevitably get it wrong. The Bible is full of stories that illustrate this point. For instance when Samuel informs Saul, “to obey is better than to sacrifice” (1 SAM 15:22 CSB).

Feeling frustrated, convicted, or general dissatisfaction with things? Consider reading the above article.

Image of God

I don’t normally rant about things and hopefully this doesn’t come across as one but sometimes enough is enough!

So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female. Genesis 1:27

Growing up I never thought it would be like this. I feel as though I have a front row seat in the Coliseum where Western Civilization is being ripped and torn apart. All the while the crowd goes wild, cheering it on, laughing to each other. As history unfolds, I want to grab people and shout, “Why can’t you see what is happening?!?!”

How does this relate with Genesis 1:27? Continue reading