A Lesson in Context – A Tale from my oft mis-spent youth.

Genesis 31:44–49 “Come now, let us make a covenant, you and I. And let it be a witness between you and me.” So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar. And Jacob said to his kinsmen, … Continue reading

2 Short Communion Poems from Last Lord’s Day

As we gathered around the Lord’s Table last Sunday evening, we spent our time contemplating 1 Tim. 1:15  “The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I … Continue reading

A few snippets from today’s reading – Newton

These from letters in vol. 2 of Newton’s Works. To one who after walking with God many years, is now alarmed at discovering new depths of sin within: “the examples of the saints recorded in Scripture prove (and indeed of the … Continue reading

Some snippets from today’s reading.

These 4 snippets from the Cardiphonia of John Newton are not connected in any way. They are simply 4 random things that struck me while reading his letters today. Each from a different letter. The 4th one will be of … Continue reading