Biblical Allusions

The Wages of Sin

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Upon returning home from a trip with a salesman/evangelist, Richard’s Granny were sure some of his sins had been cleansed, “for she felt that success spelled the reward of righteousness and that failure was the wages of sin.” Granny misunderstood one of the key components of the Gospel message. ROMANS 6:1-23 explains that all human […]

The Peace that Passes Understanding

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Remembering religious feuds in his grandmother’s home, Richard says, “Granny bore the standard for God, but she was always fighting. The peace that passes understanding never dwelt with us.” God commands his followers to “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; […]