Book Review: God for the Rest of Us

Can you imagine if Karl Barth sat down to write Church Dogmatics and began with an exceptional account of how wrecked his life has been by sin, how disturbed his family is/was, and other unsavory and sordid details of his confusion, pain, and suffering and then told us the story of how God redeemed it,… Continue reading Book Review: God for the Rest of Us

A Word to the Sinners Among Us

“For all have sinned, and fallen short of the glory of God…” Paul to the Romans, chapter 3, verse 23 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life…” John the Apostle, chapter the third, 16th verse. Today,… Continue reading A Word to the Sinners Among Us

Being Dad: Tiny Socks

Friends, Here is #3 in my series “Being Dad”. This one reflects on the love that God has for his children. My conclusion is that God’s love for his children cannot be anything less than my love for my children. jery Little Boys’ Socks God loves His children even more than they can possibly imagine.… Continue reading Being Dad: Tiny Socks

Mark Labberton on God’s People

Friends, For quite a while now I have been reading a book by Mark Labberton called The Dangerous Act of Worship. It has been a hard read because I had a few other projects going at the same time. I am just about finished wit it now and I came across this section that I… Continue reading Mark Labberton on God’s People

90 Days With Jesus, Day 10: John 3:9-21: Believe in the Crucified Lord

(I’m sorry this is so late. This is Sunday’s¬†meditation. Number 11 soon!)¬† John 3:9-21 9″How can this be?” Nicodemus asked. 10″You are Israel’s teacher,” said Jesus, “and do you not understand these things? 11I tell you the truth, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, but still you… Continue reading 90 Days With Jesus, Day 10: John 3:9-21: Believe in the Crucified Lord

God’s Love for Us in Christ

“Whenever we gaze at the cross, we ought to be constrained to say, ‘Does He love me more than He loves Him? That he would give Him for me?”–C. H. Spurgeon, as quoted in J Ligon Duncan III, Only One Way?, footnote, p 125 Tis something for you to think about today. jerry