My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly trust in Jesus’ name. Refrain: On Christ the solid rock I stand, All other ground is sinking sand; All other ground is sinking sand. These words are from the hymn by Edward Mote “My Hope … More Don Francisco and sinking sand
Isaiah 56:9-12 All you beasts of the field, All you beasts in the forest, Come to eat.10 His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber; 11 And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied. And they are … More The Good Shepherd and blind shepherds
A couple of weeks ago as I was driving to work I went by an interesting “church” sign. The sign said, “What’s right with the world!” Of course, the reason I used quotation marks around the word “church,” is because this particular group is not a Christian church. The “church” was Unitarian Universalist, and I … More What’s right with the world!
After another busy semester of seminary is over I am finally getting a chance to write some of the things that have been stacked up on my computer to write about. I don’t even know how long I’ve had the following quotation, but I think it will be useful for a jumping off point. (Note: … More The Bible is NOT enough!
I was looking through some of the links I’ve saved from the past and came across this one. The Bible for the self-focused person; this just what the church needs, more narcissistic people. Here’s what the website says: Your Personalized Bible puts your name in the Bible more than 7,000 times! Expect a life-transforming impact as you read … More The Bible is all about ME…ME…ME!!!
There are many people in evangelicalism who would disagree with many of my posts because they are not positive encouraging K-Love type messages. “I want to be known for what I’m for, not what I’m against,” seems to be the motto of the day. I think this view is incredibly naive, it also self-defeating because … More Machen on controversy
The book of Psalms may be summarized like this: “As the Creator of all things, God exercises sovereign authority over the natural order, the nations, and Israel, His unique people. In His role as universal King God assures order and justice in the world and among His people, often by exhibiting His power as an … More Psalm 36: “Human wickedness and Divine Goodness”