Margin notes: Lazarus Laughed

John 12:9–11 (ESV) — 9 When the large crowd of the Jews learned that Jesus was there, they came, not only on account of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. 10 So the … Continue reading

Margin notes: “Can’t get no, satisfaction.”

Psalm 17:15 (ESV) — 15 As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. The Stones performed it. Experts say it is … Continue reading

Romans 8 – A Prayer

For well over a decade now I’ve been a member of the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals (F.I.R.E.). FIRE is a wonderful, international association of like minded Churches and individuals. And this week I had the pleasure of attending our … Continue reading

1 + 42 + 2 = Victory! Revelation Part 22

Revelation Part 22 Chapter 11:1-14 1 + 42 + 2 = Victory!   John Newton once began a sermon with this short poem – I take it as my own prayer today as we enter this very difficult passage:   … Continue reading

A Good Friday Poem

Come gather with me, brothers dear I’ve longed to sit and dine To eat my final Passover With you I own as mine   My time, at last, is now at hand And though I’ve told you so I know … Continue reading