Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,But he who hates reproof is stupid. Proverbs 12:1 Ours is a culture that hates discipline. It does not want to know the precepts of God. It rejects the commands of a law giving God. It hates to be confronted on the wickedness of its choices. And as a result, it … More What we love makes us wise, or stupid.
No nation produces better novelists than Russia. It isn’t even close. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pasternack, Chekhov, Nabakov, Solzhenitsyn, Turgenev, these are men whose greatest books are worthy of being read multiple times and who have enraptured the imagination of millions all over the world. Crime and Punishment and the Brothers Karamozov by Dostoevsky are filled with such … More The Lies We Tell Ourselves
Sunday Afternoon Musings “The home that has had no God, no church, no spiritual teaching, no Bible, and no hunger for God is headed straight for disaster. … teen-agers raised in such home are going to turn on their parents with venom, hatred, and rebellion.” As I think over some of the news reports from … More The Consequences of a Lazy Spirituality
Sunday Musings God’s indictment of ancient Israel: “Your love is like a morning cloud, like the dew that goes early away.” (Hosea 7:4b) “Oh God, how is this not exactly like what You would say to American Christians? Please Lord, make us different. Don’t let my love for You ever be … More The False and Vaporish Love of American Christians