A DECREASING VISION

A DECREASING VISION

There is one sin that is worse than all others. It is the worst because it is insidious and imperceptibly deceptive. It is always at the root of all other sins. It was the original sin. In C.S. Lewis’s classic book, Mere Christianity, it warranted an entire chapter (“The Great Sin”) and Lewis claims that it is the greatest threat to any person – including the Christian – and their standing before God. Thus, to be truly spiritual, Spirit-led, Spirit-empowered, and spiritual, demands that the man or woman of God be on guard against what Lewis called “spiritual cancer” — pride. To have any chance of guarding against the spread of this deadly spiritual and character blighting ‘cancer’ requires that we adopt a decreasing vision of ‘greatness’.

He Had It All

He Had It All

The Rise And Rise And Rise And Fall Of Uz ¶ And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king instead of his father Amaziah. Second Chronicles 26:1 Uzziah had it all! Wealth, women, power, and fame were all his to enjoy. He was made...