I have a love-hate relationship with my GPS. Perhaps trust-mistrust is a better way to put it. Either way, we have a problem. Since I am directionally-challenged, I love my GPS. She (and her British accent) have gotten me where I need to go many times. When I ignored her instructions, she has gotten […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Uncommon Sense
If you were to pick one telltale sign that someone is not of Christ, what would it be? How about love? John in his first epistle points to love as a mark of the believer. Would an unbeliever exhibit its opposite? That makes sense but what is the opposite of love? Besides, many unbelievers […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mark of the Unbeliever
A sign in a chiropractor’s office might read: “Glad to see your back.” Spinal adjustment is the chiropractor’s bread and butter. God speaks to us about the back. He wants us properly aligned in two ways, orthodoxy and orthopraxis. Orthodoxy is right doctrine; orthopraxis right practice. Orthopraxis speaks to our lives under the lordship […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
The Bible is a pastoral book. It does not contain oracles fallen from the sky like a plane dropping leaflets for advertising or propaganda. God did not speak through His prophets into a timeless vacuum. Rather, God spoke into the lives of His people to bring His decrees and wisdom to bear on their […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Womb of Prayer
Parents are called to shepherd their children. In so doing, parents are to provide for the needs of their children, to guide them in the way of truth and righteousness, and to guard them from the ways of the world and the waywardness of their hearts. In describing the work of a shepherd, the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.