Why do we love Jesus? We do we serve Him?Why do we live for Him?Why would we die for Him? His holiness for our sin. It’s that simple.
This is a departure from what I usually post. Covid is news everywhere. Yesterday, I read the report below from Tom Woods. Woods is a libertarian scholar, a podcaster, financial advisor and in general, a provocateur. He thinks the government’s policies related to COVID make no sense scientifically, economically or from the standpoint of the … More COVID, COVID, Everywhere
The king was evil and powerful. He knew what he wanted and was willing to do anything to get it. He was a fist-in-the face-of-God leader and was willing to pay for the answers he wanted. Four hundred of his lackeys were flattering his ego. And one lone prophet of Judah stood up to him … More For the Love of Christ, Give Us Men Like This!
Insulation in your house is a good thing. Insulation on your heart is not. But most of us create multiple layers of insulation in our lives that keep us from fully knowing and experiencing the love of Christ to the fullest extent. The Gospel is free but the Christian life is not easy. Teachers, pastors, … More Insulating Ourselves from Jesus and His Teaching
After the nation watches a man die, . . . the call for a nation to repent. A Mid-Day Prayer for Revival (from the summer of 2020) “Lord, today has been a day of wicked responsesto wicked acts by men with power in Minneapolis.There are some among us who delight in chaos,who use wickedness as … More When a Prayer from 2020 Breaks Your Heart Again
I am working on a catalog of the names and terms for God in the Bible. It is a type of concordance for the Name that is above every name. In the Old Testament, there are four primary names for God (Transliterated from Hebrew to English: Adon / Adonai, Elohim, Yahweh, and Ruach) upon which … More Their Story is for Our Story to be Better
I’m not sure how, but a couple of weeks ago I remembered a book with the thought, “I need to reread that book.” For the last two or three weeks I have been looking for the book. Today, “Eureka!” I found it! The following is the first paragraph from the preface. How is it possible … More Celtic Evangelism and a New/Old Way to Win a World
I haven’t become a political operative or a republican. But this came to me by email today as a fund raising appeal for Dan Crenshaw from his wife. That’s not why I am posting it here. In fact, I have cut out the last few paragraphs that give the fund raising appeal. But the story … More Who is the “Buddy” that is Pushing You to Grow in Christ?
This morning I woke early and retreated to the living room to have my devotions. Readings in the Psalms and the Gospel of Mark and then in a devotional that my wife gave me some years ago that I return to often. There, as morning began to rise, I find these words as a part … More The Opportunity of Temptation
Reading in History and Christianity this week. The book’s author, John Warwick Montgomery, was one of the gifted apologists who helped to secure the foundation of biblical faith in my early faith. Montgomery, now in his 80’s, continues to write and defend the faith, is an intellectual giant of almost superhuman achievement. The holder of … More Psychology or Christ?