Why God Cannot Use Perfect People

I wanted to do a quick devotion. I was reading in Matthew chapter 10 where we see Jesus calling 12 men which were his disciples to himself and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction. They were to go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And proclaim as you go, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ We then see names of these 12 men that Jesus was sending on a short mission trip. There was Peter, who was an enthusiastic, strong-willed, impulsive man, and, at times, brash. Peter had several failings in his life, including denying he even knew Jesus when Jesus was arrested. There was Andrew always in Read More …

An Open Letter to Christians Concerning Jennifer Lopez and Shakira

Stop complaining about how the world acts like the world. Stop spending time judging sinners for acting like sinners. Work on your own house, keep it swept and clean and maybe the world will see something they want that you have.  I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people – not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world. But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with Read More …