“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me” (Ps. 51:10, KJV).
Less than 24 hours after I saw a CNN news report about the TSA shootings at Los Angeles International Airport, I heard the news about yet another shooting—and shooter—at a New Jersey mall. Then there’s the Washington Naval Yard shooting and the Sandy Hook school incident—just thinking about the perpetrators’ troubled pasts and torturous acts is depressing. It’s apparent that more and more people can’t handle life and are seeking devastating and deadly solutions to their soul sickness. The balm in Gilead is an unknown restorative.
But here’s a …