Jayber Crow–Chapter 9-11

I'm still reading Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry with the followers of Michele Morin’s Living our Days blog at https://michelemorin.wordpress.com   We're at it every Thursday. See my About page above for the reading schedule and join us, or just come along for the conversation ( : This week, having returned home to the people who knew him when he was 10, … Continue reading Jayber Crow–Chapter 9-11

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On the Mortification of Sin–Chapter 13–When God Speaks…

We have come to the next-to-last chapter in John Owen's book: Overcoming Sin and Temptation (originally titled: Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers) The thrust of this chapter is a warning not to deceive ourselves that all is well in our fellowship with God when it is not! Owen puts it this way: "Do … Continue reading On the Mortification of Sin–Chapter 13–When God Speaks…

On the Mortification of Sin–Chapter 11–Bring on the Guilt!

If we ever mean to overcome personal sin, Owen says next that we must load our consciences with the guilt of it. We do this by looking at the holy law of God in comparison to our own inability to keep it.  And lest we protest that we are no longer under the law's condemnation, Owen … Continue reading On the Mortification of Sin–Chapter 11–Bring on the Guilt!