Shamed For Our Good

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

The prodigal son. In this character of Jesus’ parable in Luke 15, we can see much about the heart of humanity. The son’s pride of thinking he knows better than the father in asking for his share of the father’s property prematurely, the selfishness to leave his family, the laziness to forsake the work expected of him as a son, … Read More

Do I Really Need To Belong To A Local Church?

Sean KinnallyblogLeave a Comment

Many people outside the Christian faith see church as an unnecessary, or even manipulative, institution not particularly valuable for spiritual growth or personal well-being. This mindset has certainly increased in our post-modern and post-Christian society. This is to be expected among unbelievers, but surprisingly it has become a way of thinking even for many of us who profess to know … Read More

Submission or Slavery

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

What is it that the world tells us to trust in today? Job security, finances, family, education… Most often, it is some form of individualism that relies on a deep trust in one’s self to achieve goals, to prosper, and be a happy individual. This mode of thinking is pervasive in our culture today, and it sits upon the shakable … Read More

Together Forever

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

I am getting married in less than a week. Lord willing, there is a short timeline remaining on my singleness, and this has brought about unique pictures of Christ’s redemptive work on my behalf.  Engagement brings about a strong excitement and joy, and as marriage approaches my eagerness and passion builds. There is a joy being manifested in me that … Read More

The Glory Of God

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

“For ask now of the days that are past, which were before you, since the day that God created man on the earth, and ask from one end of heaven to the other, whether such a great thing as this has ever happened or was ever heard of. Did any people ever hear the voice of a god speaking out … Read More

Preaching The Gospel In Unfavorable Circumstances

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. And as he reasoned about righteousness and self-control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for the present. When I get an opportunity I will summon you.” At the same … Read More

Casting Down Our Idols

Sean KinnallyFood for ThoughtLeave a Comment

“13 Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.” 14 Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. 15 But the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I recognize, … Read More