flood of justice
byon August 28th, 2014 | 5 responses
“God judges sin because he loathes what it does to us and to others. There is no other motive in God, nothing deeper than His love for us. He wants us to loathe sin, too—and be its executioner. If we won’t, he will!” —David Roper (Elijah: A Man Like Us) God hates sin. He hates... read more »
by this all will know . . .
byon August 26th, 2014 | 2 responses
byon August 19th, 2014 | 14 responses
On the homepage of a website I discovered recently, all the global natural disasters for the current year are graphically presented on a world map. Icons reveal landslides, earthquakes, wildfires, tornadoes, floods, erupting volcanoes, windstorms, and more. It’s sobering to see the number of... read more »
byon August 12th, 2014 | 2 responses
byon August 8th, 2014 | 4 responses
The ocean was churning. Massive waves were causing the huge vessel to list from side to side. As I stood and looked out a window, I was amazed at the power and fury of the storm. The beating of the raindrops on the metal deck matched the rapid beating of my heart as the ship was buffeted by fierce... read more »
no good thing . . .
byon July 31st, 2014 | 5 responses
byon July 24th, 2014 | 5 responses
Many years ago, sin-eating was practiced in parts of the UK and the US. A sin-eater was normally a poor, hungry person who was brought to the home of a dead person, where he was given some bread to eat and a drink to consume. After having his fill, he would then ritually pray over the deceased. This... read more »
playing the part
byon July 16th, 2014 | 7 responses
Last year a teenager in China got in some hot water for playing the part of a stewardess. The 13-year-old bought a uniform that resembled those worn by stewardesses and even put together some fake credentials. Then she camped out at the local airport terminal, trying to sneak her way onto a jet.... read more »
a merry heart . . .
byon July 15th, 2014 | one response
cast your cares . . .
byon July 8th, 2014 | one response