The mashup of scriptures in my Daily Light reading seemed perfect for the big and busy day ahead. I thought you may need and appreciate it too. Here it is: Be strong and courageousThe LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? - He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases … [Read more...] about The Perfect Scriptures for a Busy Day
Archives for March 2014
I recently took part in a lively discussion about this question. In an area (the Hypostatic Union of Christ) bristling with difficulties, I will keep my words few. I'd simply like to offer a couple points of clarification and then I'll quote an expert. The Difficulty Some people may wonder why this is a difficult question. They will say God cannot sin, so of course … [Read more...] about Could Jesus Have Sinned?
What do I think? It doesn't matter what I think. It matters what God thinks. We live in a culture obsessed with opinions. We have professional opinonators. They fill our newspapers, feeds and screens. What do you think about this? What do you think about that? This obsession is everywhere. It's crept into the church. We feel we have a right to an opinion on all … [Read more...] about What I Think
I have so much to learn. It's overwhelming actually. You'd think by now I would have reached some level of competency, but the further I go, the further it gets. I am clueless to many things. I am forgetful of others. And I am shallow on what I do know. (As someone once said, "Lord, help us to understand what we know.") Learning feels like trying to hang that … [Read more...] about So Much to Learn
My family and I stopped in Savannah, Georgia and visited Forsyth Park. After a season of wintry darkness and rain, stepping into a Spring-filled garden of blooms felt like a rebirth. Fountains sprayed their waters. Spanish moss framed every vista. And the soft grass of Spring yielded to a zephyr. It was beautiful and intoxicating. But the beauty of Forsyth Park derives … [Read more...] about Garden Cities