This story is from The Message of Daniel in the Bible Speaks Today Series (IVP), by Ronald S. Wallace. I found it encouraging so I copied it into my notes thinking I could use it for my Sunday sermon. Alas, it did not work out so I will post it here for someone else’s encouragement. Let me… Continue reading Bound to the Word of God
I will be working on the above passage for a few hours today. So as I did the other day I will be sharing a few thoughts as I go along. I will begin with a mind-blowing statement from PT Forsyth. He puts into words the nature of the work of Jesus on the Cross–that… Continue reading A Mind-blowing Statement & Hebrews 2:14-18
I’m working late tonight. I have some exegetical work to do for Bible School on Sunday. As I go along in the work tonight I’m going to drop some notes here sort of as practice. These are all preliminary thoughts and may or may not mean anything in particular at the moment. 2:9: τὸν δὲ… Continue reading Random Thoughts From Hebrews 2:5-18
I’m only 41 pages into the book. I’m reading it slowly so that it will last. What I have found, whether it is eating or having sex, is that no sooner has the pleasure started than it’s finished. So I’m working on eating slower, loving slower, and reading slower. Three great pleasures in life that… Continue reading Some Thoughts For the Moment: The Jesus Way
About 6 months ago I was introduced to a writer named David Wells. I was first introduced to him, however, as a preacher preaching on the Supremacy of Christ. In the course of reading a series of 4 books by Dr Wells I was introduced to the magnificent and grand writing of a preacher named… Continue reading A Famine for the Word
There are some churches in the world that argue about whether or not a musical instrument should be played in the worship of God on Sunday mornings–or whenever worship of God is conducted. I’ve been reading some of those arguments. I dislike them all for the same reasons. These are some thoughts I wrote concerning some… Continue reading Why Do We Fight, Argue, and Hate?
The day is nearly over. I’m ready for bed and yet I’m not. I can’t make up my mind if I want to read, sleep, dream, eat, or just listen to some music. I’m agitated and irritated. I wish it were fully summer and I was looking forward to a day in my garden. I… Continue reading One with the Dirt