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Wallowing in self-pity

By Dave Henning / March 31, 2023

“Concentration on our sin against God is the opposite of self-pity.  Wallowing in self-pity may appear to be repentance, but it is not . . . . Our sorrow is not over how we wronged God or others but over the trouble it has brought us.  We are not truly troubled by the sin, and […]


The begats of the Bible

By Dave Henning / November 26, 2022

“The grace of God is so pervasive that even the begats of the Bible are dripping with God’s mercy.”- Timothy Keller “And Jesse begat David the king, and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Uriah.”- Matthew 1:6 (KJV) As Timothy Keller moves on in Chapter 2 of Hidden […]


Isolated incidents or the whole person?

By Dave Henning / April 17, 2020

“I struggled with David as a Bible character when I looked at his life in isolated incidents.  We tend to do this to people in our lives too.  We disqualify people because of one sin or one hurtful act instead of looking at them  as a whole person who deserves to be loved despite their […]

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