Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sloth

“It’s a sin to bore a kid with the Gospel.” That’s the often-quoted line of Jim Rayburn, founder of Young Life. It means that those who witness Christ and Scripture to young people should do their best to keep their presentation exciting, … Continue reading

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Gluttony

I liked watching Guy Fieri travel around to “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” munching on BBQ, giant burritos, and huge pancakes. And I vividly recall an episode of “Man vs. Food,” where Adam Richman tackled a six-pound platter of king crab legs, salmon and a … Continue reading

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Lust

We’ve come a long way from 1976 presidential candidate Jimmy Carter admitted publicly in an interview with Playboy magazine that he had committed the sin Jesus condemns in our text this week, Matthew 5:27-30. “I’ve looked on a lot of women … Continue reading

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Anger

What makes a man calmly and deliberately get into car, sneak past barriers, and drive down a boardwalk full of helpless pedestrians, hitting as many as he can? We may soon hear about the effects of drugs or alcohol, or … Continue reading

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