The Sin of Offense

One of the very first lessons my pastor Dr. Dennis Brunet taught me was the sin of offense. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was fourteen years ago. Someone close to me had hurt me, however that person had not actually hurt be directly. It was their behavior in a relationship other than ours that caused my hurt.

When I shared this with Brother Dennis he told me: “You’ve got to get over the sin of offense brother.” I was actually confused by his statement and I said so. He asked me if I was offended by my friend’s behavior, and I said yes. That’s when he said, “This isn’t about you brother; it’s about your friend. Your friend needs your prayers and your grace.”

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May We Fear His Wrath

What should Christians do when government defies God? Is the supreme law of the land the US Constitution, the US Supreme Court, or any man-made institution or instrument? Or is Almighty God, the Creator of the heavens and earth, the supreme law of the land?

With the recent rulings from the US Supreme Court, it is long past time for the American Church to do as the Prophet Isaiah warned Israel:

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