I always knew this moment would come; even knew the choice I would make. But I prolonged and procrastinated, trying to extend my time, like a child who never wants summer vacation to end.
You could be doing the most charitable work, but if your inner workings are grumbling in protest, you are only partially satisfactory in God's eye.
The image of yourself is like nothing you've seen before. With tears in your eyes, you're thinking how is it possible to see yourself this way, like an angel.
I am one, with two modes of expressing truth as I see it.
The truth is we don't know for sure. All we have are eyewhitness accounts of his body missing from the tomb and tales of sightings of him in the hours and days immediately after the discovery of the empty tomb.
If you believe in the Spirit that is God, then you believe in things that are not of this world.
Have you had any type of experience that belies your sense of the world to make you go, "Holy S--t! What just happened?" Probably not.
We must rewrite what it means to be Christian for our modern age by dispelling with the old fashion, out-dated cultural notions of worship.
Somewhere in all this murkiness is the truth.
Jesus helped us to understand the "selfish benefit" of our "selfless acts".