So much wisdom in so few words.

Sometimes the economy of words Scripture employs to communicate deep theological truth is truly staggering. Proverbs 4:24-27 is one of those places. Let me tease out just some ideas of key importance here. First off, note that wisdom is always … Continue reading

As I was reading today: A glad word from John Newton

A secret dependence upon prayers, tears, resolutions, repentance, and endeavours, prevents us from looking solely and simply to the Saviour, so as to ground our whole hope for acceptance upon his obedience unto death, and his whole mediation. John Newton … Continue reading

As I was Reading Today

Three things to note here: Clearly, the idea of abundance is meant to be demonstrated. When God meets the need, He does more than meet it barely. He is a God of abundance and there was enough left over here … Continue reading

Sacred Grieving and Abortion in New York State

The Privilege, Duty and Call of Grieving – From Daniel 9:1-20 As I heard the news about the passing of the “Reproductive Health Act” here in New York this week, I was hit with a fresh wave of wonder at … Continue reading

Thinking Biblically – About Government Shutdowns

Does the Bible have anything to say about government shutdowns? Not directly. But there is a Biblical principle which bears directly on the impact of such a shutdown, regardless of whether or not it is owing to one party or … Continue reading

A 12 Day Christmas Treat

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas or “Twelvetide” spans the time from Christmas Day (Dec. 25) to January 5. It is a time of remembering the incarnation and extending that remembrance so it does not just run by too quickly. … Continue reading