Our ever-expanding rights…

One of the resources I am using for the series I am doing at Morgantown Community Church, on the 'Seven Deadly Sins', is a book called Sinning Like a Christian by Will Willimon. This week I am preparing to talk about Greed and found a short section of his chapter dealing with this topic too good, maybe … Continue reading Our ever-expanding rights…

the exile of envy…

In his book, Seven, author Jeff Cook describes envy as exile. He traces the envy the Israelites had for other nations and the dramatic effects it had on their lives. In 1 Samuel, the Israelites reject God as king in favor of a human one, so they could be like all the other nations. Cook says, … Continue reading the exile of envy…

Distortions of love…

Yesterday I quoted from William Willimon's book Sinning Like a Christian, in which he works through the Seven Deadly Sins. This book is  full of so many helpful insights that I had to share just one more with you today. Willimon says: "The Seven, said the medieval theologians, are radical distortions of love. If that is true, … Continue reading Distortions of love…