Covering topics on religion, philosophy and life, this blog attempts to make biblical truths simple for the average believer. As porridge is soft to aid digestion, so the blog contents are easily understood.
However, there is also meaty stuff for those who aspire to go deeper. The relevance of the Bible in our daily life (areas such as finances, sex, marriage, health and emotional healing) is also dealt with.
God in His mercy forgives * , the consequences of sin often remain. To
illustrate the point, let’s consider the area of sexual sin.
God forgave King David for his sin of adultery, the consequences of sin, as
pronounced by the prophet Nathan against David, was brutal: Violence constantly
pursued him, his son Absalom rebelled against him and the “love child” with
Bathsheba died despite the king’s desperate prayer.
today, moral failure continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. The
aggrieved spouse finds it difficult to trust the offender. It may result in
divorce, loss of job, position, dignity and honour, financial loss and venereal
disease. A moment of indiscretion, a fling, a one-night stand can result in a
lifetime of regret. Many are constantly wracked with worry that they might have
the saying reminds goes: “Sin will take you further than you want to go, keep
you longer than you want to stay and cost you more than what you are willing to
Repentance does not necessarily erase the
temporal effects of sin. In exchange for fleeting delights, there is so much at
stake, so much we stand to lose.
* ie. eternal destiny is secure.
to resist and overcome the allure of office affairs
has a price. You may be sure of that. Anna Karenina, a romantic drama set in
Imperial Russia, depicts a love affair with a tragic ending. Married aristocrat
and socialite Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley) falls for affluent, suave and
romantic Count Vronsky, choosing to leave her husband Alexei Karenin (Jude