Do You Reflect or Deflect?

When we hear a sermon containing rebuke or instruction to turn away from some sinful thought or behavior, we have an unfortunate tendency to call to mind someone we know that could use this message more than us. Like ducks with their water repellent outer plumage, we submerge ourselves in God’s Word, but we let its life-giving truth roll right off our backs. If we’re lucky, we might get a chance to splash someone whose feathers are just a bit more soiled than our own. Isn’t it time we let the truth sink in? Continue reading Do You Reflect or Deflect?