Ruffian, Scalawag, knave, and rapscallion made Merriam Webster’s “Top 10 Charming Words for Nasty People” list.
Reminded me how tricky I can be, in general, masking truly nasty behavior behind more charming descriptors. Calling gossip a “prayer request”, for instance –
“…and she does this over and over again. (sigh) She just looks idiotic! We should pray for her.”
I should call it what it is.
A sin’s a sin.
I should own it and confess it.
Then I can comb my hair and go on, forgiven.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” ~~1 John 1:9
Do you know the one who made Merriam Webster? (Hint: not the book, the man.) Well, since God IS love (1 John 4:8), by definition, He loves you. =]
Click the pic below for a quick introduction. Make knowing Him #1 on your “Top Ten” to-do list.”: