02 March 2014

The Next Time Someone Asks


10 comments:

Leigh said...

LOL. Folks too often think that Christianity is being smiley and sweet and taking it all like a doormat in the name of "loving everybody". Nothing is farther from the truth. It is a confident strength of conviction. It is standing firm and not retreating. It's being loving enough to show someone they're wrong. Jesus was no wimp.

Rev. Paul said...

Very true, Leigh. We don't know for certain, but it's arguably true that Jesus worked for his father, the carpenter - and just imagine the upper body strength of carpenters who had no power tools!

Sunnybrook Farm said...

Just imagine getting a carpenter's helper mad.

Rev. Paul said...

I can easily imagine it, and - frankly - would rather not. :)

Cathy said...

The wrath of God.
His mighty swift sword. . .

Powerful lines.

His list of candidates earning His retribution . .

It is not a list one would wish to be on.

Cathy said...

And Rev. Paul . . I meant that in the sense that I truly hope his justice reigns. There is so much evil afoot, today.

(My lack of clarity comes from a 4 hour plane flight that shook and shimmied and was a '2' xanax + )

Rev. Paul said...

Cathy, no need to apologize; I knew what you meant. And you're right.

ProudHillbilly said...

"Jesus our buddy who signs off on anything we do" - a concept that has no theological basis.

armedlaughing said...

You mean he discouraged the free market? Sounds like the President.
:-P

gfa

Rev. Paul said...

So very true, PH ... and so very prevalent these days. Those who are being taught that way are in for a rude awakening - and their teachers will be judged even more harshly. (James 3:1, NIV)

Guffaw - if I thought you were serious, I'd compose a lecture ... but, since I know you're not, I'll just laugh. :)