The Westminster Shorter Catechism states that the seventh commandment “requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbor’s chastity, in heart, speech, and behavior” (Q&A 71). Said differently, the seventh commandment calls for more than mere restraint from sexual …Read More
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Really? Let’s not kid ourselves. Words are potent. Words start with God, who spoke galaxies into being. “God said … and there was” (Gen. 1:3). God …Read More
Rev. Scott Sauls is senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn., and author of Jesus Outside the Lines: A Way Forward for Those Who Are Tired of Taking Sides. He is on Twitter @ScottSauls.