What do we do with this? Pretend it didn't happen?
Love isn't something you trip and fall into. Love isn't a collection of butterflies or heady emotions. Love is...well, love is...
God's anger is burning. Not because He hates us, but because He hates sin. Not because He can't stand to look at us, but because He can't stand to see us suffer.
How can we be so casual?
But this isn't just about our hard-earned paychecks. It's about our entire lives. It's about how we cut out our evening devotions because work was tough and all we want is to curl up in front of Netflix (guilty). We can't keep making these excuses.
Summary: Are you a feminist? I remember when the answer to that question was much more controversial than it is now. I remember myself, at like 14, hesitating and saying dumb things like, "I'm not a feminist, but I think women can do whatever men can do". Any true feminist will tell you that that's … Continue reading Good Old-Fashioned Bible Sexism? (Numbers 5)
Would you want to be a Kohathite? Or a Gershonite? Maybe a Merarite? Forever?
Summary: That feeling when you're just going about your business, having a nice life, and all of a sudden you get that twinge in the back of your throat. Oh no. You're getting sick, and now it's up to every remedy you can get your hands on and frantic prayers to God to keep you … Continue reading Prosperity Gospel Is A Lie (Leviticus 26)
Right now God sits above the circle of the Earth. He sees my cubicle, my stoplight, and those cars, but He also sees the past and He sees the future. He sees suffering. He sees suicides. He sees death. He sees hopelessness. And He knows, without a shadow of a doubt, exactly how to escape. How to survive. How to get to fresh air.
Summary: What is true love? What does it mean to love someone, for real? What does it look like, feel like? How can you be sure? Whatever answers your favorite philosopher, song, or movie gives to those questions, we all know that love is a big deal. It's the ultimate trump card. Your family and … Continue reading #LoveWins (Leviticus 21)
Summary: How fast do you drive? Do you do the speed limit? A little above? A little below (God forbid)? I used to speed boldly, around 10-15 miles above the speed limit because there are no cops on this road, so who cares? Then I got pulled over. Then I got pulled over again. I … Continue reading You Have Been Sentenced To Death (Leviticus 20)