Balancing The Overly Sensitive Christian (II Samuel 18:19-32,  Part 4 of 4)

 In the first three articles, we have been thinking about Ahimaaz, an overly sensitive man who wanted to cushion bad news coming to his king.  In this final article, we work on helping the OSC (Overly Sensitive Christian) be balanced and content.  Gaining Victory   How can the overly sensitive Christian glorify God? How do … Continue reading Balancing The Overly Sensitive Christian (II Samuel 18:19-32,  Part 4 of 4)

Overly Sensitive = Liar³ (II Samuel 18:19-32,  Part 2 of 4)

 In part 1, Ahimaaz, the pro-David, tender son of Zadok, wanted to report news about the battle to King David. Joab had refused to allow him to run to the King.  The purpose of these three articles is to get the reader to see an example of being overly sensitive, with the hope that those … Continue reading Overly Sensitive = Liar³ (II Samuel 18:19-32,  Part 2 of 4)

The Overly Sensitive Christian¹ (II Samuel 18:19-32, Part 1 of 4)

Introduction   While some believers can be insensitive oafs, the other extreme exists within the church–those who are overly sensitive and (therefore) fragile.  The upside is that such a person–possessing acute spiritual radar–can step into a room and almost smell a hurting person. For every dominant, bull-in-the-China-shop, type-A, driving personality we encounter in the church, … Continue reading The Overly Sensitive Christian¹ (II Samuel 18:19-32, Part 1 of 4)