The Seven Deadly Sins: Envy

Life Notes—July 25, 2013  “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or male or female slave, or ox, or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”  Exodus 20:17 In my younger days I had a hero.  Actually, it was more of a man-crush. He was tall and … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins: Envy

The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath

Life Notes—July 18, 2013  “Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath.  Do not fret—it leads only to evil.”  Psalm 37:8 Most of the time I am an even-tempered person.  Of course I get annoyed when my computer takes longer than normal to start up.  I do not appreciate when someone cuts me off in traffic.  And … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath

The Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth

Life Notes—July 11, 2013  “Then the one who had received one talent also came forward, saying, ‘Master, I knew that you were a harsh man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed; so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground.  Here you … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth

The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

  Life Notes—July 4, 2013    “And he said to them, ‘Take care!  Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.’”  Luke 12:15   The third of the seven deadly sins is greed.  Like the preceding deadly sins, lust and gluttony, greed is … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed