Author Archives: Edwin Iverson

We Must Repent (But We are Not Able)

We do not have what it takes to offer repentance to the most high God. No matter how hard we try, we cannot djinn up enough moxie to repent of our sinful past. Now, I realize that what I am … Continue reading

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A Clash of Religions

Whenever people associate for social purposes, the subject of justification is always at play. It is often hidden by assumptions; and it is not usually identified by that name; but justification underlies all human relationships. There must always be some … Continue reading

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Hag-ridden by the Future

Some of you have perhaps red and appreciated the Screwtape Letters written by C. S. Lewis. You may recall that it was a literary device that Lewis used to warn fellow Christians against the wiles and the stratagems of the … Continue reading

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Hopelessness

Hopelessness and discouragement often result from a brooding memory. Despairing minds frequently dwell on a dark and foreboding past, and focus upon every gloomy feature of the present. Thus discouraged, people forecast the future with the same joylessness that past … Continue reading

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Assumicide

Assumicide:  That’s a word I discovered this week. It’s what happens when you make false assumptions about others so that you can portray them in a bad light…often, the worst light possible. We are so prone to be suspicious. When … Continue reading

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