“If we wouldn’t treat Christ a certain way if He were standing before us, we shouldn’t treat anyone that way; if we would defend Christ against verbal or physical attacks that we might witness against Him were He among us, we should likewise defend others.”
“When we gamble, we support a gaming culture that promotes and exploits greed — glorifying the love of money over the love of God.”
“Never should I allow the road map to become more important to me than the destination itself.”
In the end, it is not God that disappoints. It is not God that disillusions us. We do it to ourselves.
The person who is involved in irresponsible, destructive and debasing practices is the person who is falling out of love with Christ and is trying to fill the empty space with other things, even trying to fill the spiritual emptiness with sexual excitement.