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

What an expression of His personal grief over the ravages of sin in the human race. I wonder if we share the same when we see such suffering? But we need to drill down and really grasp what grieves Him … 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

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

Jesus and Social Media

Matthew 5:21–26 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be … Continue reading

Quite possibly the best sermon on Sanctification ever preached.

This sermon was preached by Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-1843) in 1835. A minister in the Church of Scotland,  he was powerfully used by God in his short season. Andrew Bonar once wrote about McCheyne: “He cared for no question unless … Continue reading