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Crimson Leaves: Old Soul Devotions (Inspired by the Sonnets of George MacDonald): January 1

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February 15, 2015

The Horizon of Hope January 1 “LORD, what I once had done with youthful might, Had I been from the first true to the truth, Grant me, now old, to do–with better sight, And humbler heart, if not the brain of youth; So wilt thou, in thy gentleness and ruth[1], Lead back thy old soul,… Read More ›

When Wormtongue Speaks (A Devotional, Part 2)

“No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, that you may be able to endure it.”  –1 Cor. 10:13   (c) New Line… Read More ›

When Wormtongue Speaks (A Devotional, Part 1)

“[The devil] was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him.  Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature; for he is a liar, and the father of lies.”  –John 8:44 “Be of sober spirit, be on the alert.  Your adversary,… Read More ›

Hard Reset

Some Thoughts on Justification. In the days before my iPhone, I once experienced a hard reset. My cell phone had been progressively becoming more neurotic and inconsistent, due, I was told, to an ever-increasing engorgement of its internal memory with various data files which ate up its ability to perform routine functions and clouded its… Read More ›

Théoden’s Thrall (A Devotional)

“I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart. …My heart throbs, my strength fails me; and the light of my eyes, even that has gone from me. …But I, like a deaf man, do not hear; and I am like a dumb man who does not open his… Read More ›