No external force

Though Satan instills his poison, and fans the flames of our corrupt desires within us,we are yet not carried by any external force to the commission of sin, but our own flesh entices us, and we willingly yield to its allurements. ~ John Calvin

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The audacity of asking

It was Saturday morning, just before my next appointment. I answered the door bell. The person staring at me was unknown to me, but my eyes were drawn to the plastic bag standing next to him on the ground.  The long-neck beer bottles stood proudly, cheerfully peeking out in the usual dark brown glass and … Continue reading The audacity of asking