No, the title isn't a misspelling. I know you want it to say, "Pure Love," and it kind of does. Our word, "pure," comes from the Greek word, "pur." But "pur" doesn't mean, "pure;" it's Greek for "fire." When I speak of "pur love," I'm talking about love that cleanses through burning - love … Continue reading Pur Love
Here is a great quote from Bonhoeffer's Life Together: Since the confession of sin is made in the presence of a Christian brother, the last stronghold of self-justification is abandoned. The sinner surrenders; he gives up all his evil. He gives his heart to God, and he finds the forgiveness of all his sin in … Continue reading Breaking Through
My wife can't sleep while I'm driving. She's physically capable of sleeping in the car. In fact, she's really good at it. But if she falls asleep, so do I. She would prefer to just black out and wake up on our arrival but she can't. One of the many times she looked over to … Continue reading Awake at the Wheel
I've watched this one question awaken believers from their slumber. Ask it of yourself and others to see what I mean.
For such a sought after piece of jewelry, the Ring of Power doesn't seem to be very powerful. What power does the ring bestow to its wearer but invisibility? Could a person so empowered aspire to hold sway over personal and even global outcomes? Indeed they can and they do. Unlike The Invisible Man, Frodo … Continue reading Breaking Up With Sauron