The Weapons of Righteousness

With the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left.– 2 Corinthians 6:7 There are weapons of righteousness for each of our hands. The phrase, “weapons of righteousness,” sometimes translated as, “armor of righteousness,” has been interpreted many ways, from the plausible to the ludicrous. These weapons are often linked to our […]

The Fortification of Sin

I have found that my natural bent is to excuse my sins, not confess them. Rather than mortifying them, I spend my best efforts fortifying them. They appear to me as precious darlings, to be protected from the harsh looks of my Father. “He just doesn’t understand, you see. He doesn’t want you to have […]

Ray Boltz’s Christian Profession

There’s a relatively new article from the New York Times pertaining to Ray Boltz’s “coming out” that caught my attention recently. Upon its reading, I was compelled to address it with the following. “Now, after more than five years of self-imposed absence from stage and CD, Mr. Boltz has reached a musical and religious destination. […]