A Bit’o Fun

A tongue-in-cheek commentary on the Emergent Church Movement – by David Green. It’s titled “The Emergent Elijah”. A tad over the top, but fun. What if the Emergent Church crowd could re-write some of the “mean” parts of the Bible? … Continue reading

Ex(cruciatingly SLOW)dus. A Review

WARNING: Spoiler Alert. If you don’t want to know what happens in the movie, do not read this, or the book of Exodus. Though the book is SO much better than the movie.   Imagine a story line like this: … Continue reading

I go to prepare a place

John 14:1–3 (ESV) “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place … Continue reading

T’was the First Christmas – A Christmas Poem

A Maiden, humble, lowly A city, not her own Caught in pangs of birth And save but one, there all alone No comforts, just a stable In Judea’s countryside T’was the first Christmas And God was to arrive Just Joseph, … Continue reading


A Prayer of Thanksgiving for this Thanksgiving Day

An Act of Thanks – By Bishop Lancelot Andrewes (Note: Andrewes was the man most responsible for the music of the English we have in the King James Bible. This is from his private devotions) O Lord, I am less … Continue reading


Sweet wisdom from Ussher on Sanctification

The good Bishop was always mindful to draw a direct connection between justification and sanctification. According to him, in one sense we are sanctified in justification – set apart for God in our being made new, and in another sense … Continue reading

A sweet snippet from Snoddy’s “The Soteriology of James Ussher”

Regarding our justification by faith alone. Ussher considers faith a ‘poor virtue’ and hence without merit. “Only the ‘poor virtue’ of faith is instrumental in justification because it receives the gift of Christ: ‘faith indeed, as it is a virtue, … Continue reading