Two years ago, I had just gotten off the phone with a brother in Christ who was a stage 4 colon cancer patient living on miracle time. He was a man learning how to pour out his heart to God (Ps. 62:8). He was also an inspiration and one week later I interviewed him in … More A Dying Friend’s Lesson in Life
Saturday Musings Alexander Whyte’s counsel on how to pour out our heart over sin when we find it. “And, as with all our trouble, so let us do with all our sins. For our sin is the mother of all our trouble; get rid of the mother, and you will soon get rid of her … More Killing Sin Before it Kills You and Your Relationships
Friday is for Heart Songs I just got off the phone with a brother in Christ who is a stage 4 colon cancer patiently living on miracle time. He is a man learning how to pour out his heart to God (Ps. 62:8). He is also an inspiration and this week we will interview him … More What Does It Mean to Pour Out Your Heart?
Monday Discussion We are a royal priesthood to our God. That is what Peter says in 1 Peter 2:9. Alexander Whyte writes: Our office is not the apostolic office, but Paul would be the first to say to us that our office is quite as magnificent as ever his office was. Let us, then, magnify … More Royal Pains: What Does a Royal Priesthood Do?
“I would have all lazy students drummed out of the college and all lazy ministers out of the Assembly. I would have laziness held to be the one unpardonable sin in all our students and in all our ministers. . . . We have plenty of time for all our work did we husband our … More If You Aren’t Willing to Work Hard, Stop Preaching and Get a New Job
Tuesday is for Preaching Alexander Whyte (That’s not Alexander Whyte in the picture. Whyte’s dates are 1836-1921) commenting on Nathan’s rapier-like preaching to David in confronting him about the wickedness of his actions with regard to Uriah and Bathsheba wrote: “We ministers must far more study Nathan’s method; especially when we are sent to preach … More Laying Down Our Approaches to the Conscience of Men
Tuesday is for Preaching Years ago, when I taught preaching at a seminary in California, I loved to quote Alexander Whyte (1836-1921) on the preaching of Nathan the prophet. Here Whyte comments on Nathan’s message to David after David has committed adultery with Bathsheba. “Preaching is magnificent work if only we could get preachers like … More Preaching is Meddlesome Business.