1. God, the Righteous Judge
    15 Jan, 2019
    God, the Righteous Judge
    God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day.  Psalm 7:11   One Christmas when I was a child, I received, among other things, a Pogo Stick and a Bible. I remember looking through my Bible on the floor of my living room.  I was on the page where God destroyed the world with a flood in Noah's day.  At some point, I left the Bible open on the floor, and started jumping on my Pogo Stick.   I'm sure you can guess what happened. My Pogo stick landed on my Bible.   I looked
  2. Rebuke and Discipline Without Anger
    15 Jan, 2019
    Rebuke and Discipline Without Anger
    O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath.  Psalm 6:1 Nobody I know wants to be rebuked in anger. Most of us don't want to be rebuked, period!   But with anger? No, thank you. Furthermore, I know of no child who wants to be disciplined by a furious parent. Discipline is hard enough to go through as it is.  When the parent administering the discipline is infuriated, it makes it that much harder to endure. In Psalm 6, David seems to know that rebuke and discipline
  3. Slow to Anger?
    15 Mar, 2017
    Slow to Anger?
    Proverbs 14:29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. I wish I could say that I am always slow to anger, but that wouldn't be accurate.   I wish I could say I am never hasty in my temper, but that wouldn't be so accurate either. According to Proverbs 19:11, when I'm quick-tempered, I'm also foolish. And guess what?  When you are quick-tempered, you are foolish too. I know no one wants to hear that they're foolish, but let's face it .