Original Musical Composition by Aubre Schoenleber to Accompany Poetry Project Read Psalm 16 Suggested by a Reading of Psalm 16 Part of the Poetry Project A Miktam. Nobody knows what Miktam means. It only occurs in six places (Psalm 16, 56-60). One interesting note is that each of the psalms it appears in breathe an atmosphere of lamentation … More To Mourn Well: Why We Lament When We Are Not Lame
Thursday is for Apologetics They will philosophize. They will argue. They will throw sarcasm and scorn. They will seek to overwhelm you with volume, and anger, and vitriol, and stories about “how could a good God …” But the last thing any of them will do is open up a New Testament and read it … More He Scares Them: The Reason Radical Atheists Won’t Take Jesus Seriously
Great quotes from classic texts. “God’s love is an exercise of His goodness towards individual sinners whereby, having identified Himself with their welfare, He has given His Son to be their Saviour, and now brings them to know and enjoy Him in a covenant relation.” J.I. Packer, Knowing God, 111. How wonderful and marvelous is … More The Marvelous and Dangerous Love of God
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Revised and reposted because Bonhoeffer is always relevant and he points us to the importance of the word of God in achieving any lasting happiness. Happiness is not achieved by seeking it but by seeking that which is the source of all happiness–God Himself. For more see: “Seek God, Not Happiness”.
Weekend Links . I played my first 9 holes of golf in two years. Struck the ball well, putted horribly, scored about average. And in the end came to the realization that I will probably have to give up golf. My back simply can’t take the stress. Life moves on. My … More N.T. Wright duels with John Piper and Piper Instructs on the Beauty of Heaven, plus
This post will turn four years old in August but it is perhaps more relevant today than when I first wrote it and just as challenging to the way we live and need to live in our age. To read the post: The Apostle Paul is Flinchless.
Thursday is for Discipleship This week I have been working on the third message in a series on the fatherhood of God. One of the delights for me has been rereading a small treasure from my library. Sinclair Ferguson’s Children of the Living God is a classic on the Christian life and the fatherhood of … More God is My Father: The Fundamental Way to Think
With the recent revelations of undercover investigations of Planned Parenthood, it seems appropriate to once again re-post this article from 2013 on the …. The Profoundly Wicked Roots of Planned Parenthood.
Wednesday is for Worship As an undergrad, I was an ancient history major, focused on Greece and Rome with a minor in ancient Greek language. I love history and I love exploring the past for gems that speak across the centuries about the wonder of Christ. Venantius Fortunatus was a bishop in Poitiers France around … More Worship: “Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Battle”