One Hope: Politics

One Hope: Politics

If you’re like me, it’s hard not to see all this, and start to despair about the current state of our political system. 

Government seems to be failing everyone, and everyone seems either too emotionally charged to too checked out to meaningfully solve any of the real problems facing us. 

And it’s so easy to feel cynical, and want to avoid politics at all costs. And yet. And yet, the Bible generally, and Isaiah specifically, has a lot to say about it. 

So as much as I'd sometimes rather, we can't avoid it. 

The scriptures are chalk full of invaluable wisdom for our thinking about government, and offers tremendous hope regarding many of the most troubling problems facing our nation today. And like I've said already, my goal isn’t to push any particular, quote, agenda, but simply to address the questions: does God care about politics? And if God does, how should we? 

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The If-Only Imprisonment

The If-Only Imprisonment

Many of us know the feeling of drowning in the guilt, shame, or regret from something that we have done.

Make no mistake about it. We all mess up.  We all make mistakes.  This is part of the human experience. 

We do things that we aren’t too proud of.  Things that hurt others.  Things that break trust and destroy relationship.  Things that force us into places we do not want to be.  Some are little things.  But some...aren't so little.

Mistakes.  Pains.  Moments we do too much.  Or too little.  Things that are part of our human experience, but can very easily become define our whole human experience. 

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