Hatred

I’m sure that most reading this would quickly say, “Oh, not I.” The idea of hating a person is foreign to the believer, and rightly so, for it is a disastrous poison. But I’d argue that no one often accepts full-grown hatred; instead, he accepts the subtle seeds of hatred. These seeds can be planted unknowingly, little by little, in the form of small cynicism or subtle bitterness or unhealed brokenness. And these ugly symptoms, if left untreated, will give birth to—yes—hatred. … More Hatred

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Psalm 130

The Psalms are full of rich poetry that not only reveal what God is like and instruct us in the way of worship, but also set our hearts on fire! There is much we can receive from the Psalms, and I pray that this particular piece of prose stops your soul in its tracks. Psalm … More Psalm 130

The Sin of Esau

Genesis 25 is a narrative about a careless trade. There was a shrewd conman named Jacob who also happened to be a gifted cook, and one afternoon he was putting the finishing touches on a delicious, hot stew. Just then, like clockwork, his twin brother Esau returned home, exhausted and starving, from a full day … More The Sin of Esau