Hungering for Righteousness…

In his 1969 devotional, Think on These Things, Norval Pease provides a compelling thought about righteousness.  It is a reflect on  the beatitude in which Jesus said, “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled” (Matt. 5:6): Certain attitudes and practices ruin the appetite for goodness… Just asContinue reading “Hungering for Righteousness…”

“Back to Basics”: A Sermon for Lent

Text: Mark 7:1-16 I. Most of you have heard about the tragedy that occurred last month in Afghanistan.  U.S. security forces found POW Qurans containing hand-written subversive messages, so they confiscated them and burned them. Whether the burning was intentional or not has yet to be determined, but the “defiling” of Islam’s sacred text createdContinue reading ““Back to Basics”: A Sermon for Lent”