Tag Archives: sin

  1. Casting Away Partiality

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    December 3, 2013 by lellielieb

    “ALMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness…” The Collect for Advent Sunday begins with …
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  2. Darkness and Dismay

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    December 2, 2013 by lellielieb

     “For Jerusalem has stumbled, and Judah has fallen, because their speech and their deeds are against the Lord, defying his glorious …
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  3. Simply Grace

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    August 4, 2013 by lellielieb

    “Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.”  Romans 4:4 My senior students …
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  4. Wormtongue and the Like

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    July 31, 2013 by lellielieb

    For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases. Proverbs 26:20 One of my least …
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  5. Scoffers Anonymous

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    July 30, 2013 by lellielieb

    Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease. Proverbs 22:10 I have noticed that one …
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  6. Enter: the Villain

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    June 28, 2013 by lellielieb

    I’ve heard and been involved in several discussions during the last few years about the weakness of the villains in …
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  7. Dealing with the “S” Word

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    June 25, 2013 by lellielieb

     “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess …
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  8. Right Thinking About God

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    May 10, 2013 by lellielieb

    “When you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and …
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  9. Dangerous Rest

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    May 7, 2013 by lellielieb

    Today I read the story of David and Bathsheba.  It’s such a sad story, so avoidable, yet fascinating, because in …
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  10. God, Help Me!

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    April 22, 2013 by lellielieb

    I don’t like to ask for help.  It seems weak.  It seems lazy.  I prefer to stand on my own …
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