Half-Cocked Spirituality

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Boy Scout Troop 102, Birmingham, Alabama, April 4, 1976. Standing at the ends of the middle row are Scoutmasters Bill Hard (R) and Bob Taylor (L). Al McCarn is next to Mr. Hard, second from right in the middle row.

A person may become an adult in the eyes of the law by reaching a certain age, but that doesn’t mean he or she is an adult in fact. We could make the case that adult-aged people who continue to act irresponsibly and immaturely are still children in many respects. We can see how that works out in a person’s emotions, financial management, employment, and social interaction, but do we see it also in the spiritual realm?

Exodus 21:1-24:18; Jeremiah 33:25-26, 34:8-22; Genesis 2:16-17, 3:2-3; Psalm 58; Matthew 19:1-9; 1 Corinthians 13

Click here to listen to the podcast: Half-Cocked Spirituality

Click here to download the transcript: Half-Cocked Spirituality.pdf

Music: “Ralph’s Banjo Special,” The Stanley Brothers, The Collection 1958-1960, Marmot Music 2013.

Author: Albert J. McCarn

I am a lifelong disciple of Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth, an avid student of the Bible, a devoted husband and father, a 29-year veteran of the United States Army, and a historian who connects people with their own stories.

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  1. I really enjoyed your talk this morning on Prayer Surge Now. The Eagle Scout analogy worked very well with the Israelites experience. I asked my grandson if he experienced anything like this as he became an Eagle Scout. It led to a lively discussion. Shevua tov, Bev

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