I’m embarrassed to say that I am reading John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress in the original for the very first time. I have read portions; I have versions; I have read reviews; I have read summaries, and I have heard testimonies of its value and power. But I have never read it to completion in … More The Progress of the Pilgrim
It’s the first sentence in John Piper’s short tribute to his father, William Solomon Hottle Piper. John calls it a mere “fragment” of the legacy his father left him in a life lived for the glory of God. His father was 88 when he died on March 6, 2007. The number one thing he learned … More A Father’s Legacy to a Son and More
I love it when God ties a day together. Like a master weaver, he stitches and sows one story into another, one life into another, weaving questions and answers and sorrows and joys together in a way that only an omniscient and all powerful being could. This evening I picked up “TOZER ON THE HOLY … More You Don’t Have to Wait for the Rest of the Church to Awaken
Sunday Afternoon Musings A prayer for everyday of the rest of our lives.
Sunday Musings Being “woke” is the latest virtue signaling wave at the moment. But racism is just a symptom of corruption. Injustice is just a symptom of corruption. Abuse of power is just a symptom of a much larger problem that no external change of circumstances will ever effect in a lasting way. The problem … More Sunday Musings on Wokeness
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! My Dad lives with Jesus now but for the 73 years he walked the earth, he was a force to be reckoned with. For 50 of those years he loved my mom and worked hard to provide for his family, 7 kids (5 sons and 2 … More Can’t Find a Picture of Dad without Mom
Sunday is not the week end; it is the week beginning. It is a time to end a week of work with a day of rest. So let us begin this week with praise. Praise Him in the Morning Praise Him. He saves. (Ps. 7:1, 10) Praise Him. He is a righteous judge. … More A Sabbath Week of Praise – Sunday
Nobody cares about this bit of trivia but that won’t stop me from sharing it. Literally, I am the only person in the world who knows what I am about to tell you. I just learned of it today and no one else has ever put these two pieces of information together in the history … More Unknown Piece of Trivia (Until Today)
I love being with my wife. It doesn’t really matter what we are doing. I love being with her. Driving, watching TV, eating a meal, reading together, traveling, hiking, even walking (I don’t walk with anyone but her, generally, I hate walking.). Any time with my bride is a joy. I love her smile, her … More If I Do Not Love to Be with Jesus, Do I Love Him at All?
We all have different ways of studying and making appropriate application of the word of God. One of the things that I do is I try to think how I would teach the pasage or material to someone else. How would a non-Christian respond to this? How would a man respond to this truth? How … More Ten Commandments for Children