Jesus Loved the Outcasts

There’s a line in the chorus of a Relient K song that goes, “Jesus loved the outcasts; He loved the ones the world just loved to hate.” It’s such a beautiful way of putting it. But let’s be honest, as human beings, we do not always love the outcasts. There are people whose existence we…

Sinners Like Me

For God so loved me, He gave His only sonHe faced the consequences, but I’m the guilty oneI doubt like Thomas and deny like PeterLike Eve, I disobey for what I think might be sweeterI seek happiness from worldly things unknownBut my soul finds rest in Him alone He has overcome the world, in this…

Burdens Down

Sadness and hate are all I seem to seeAnd I don’t understand how we just let it beIn this world, no cure can be foundSo I come to You and lay my burdens down I am overcome with inadequacyAnd who I am isn’t good enough for meIn this world, no cure can be foundSo I…

Keep Still

Unable to sleep, late one evening I was flipping through my Bible when I stumbled upon an Old Testament verse that at some point had been underlined and marked with a red flag. Not only that, I, in all my infinite wisdom, had written the word “wow” next to the verse. Exodus 14:14 The Lord…