“Imagine God speaking to you right now…”

I mentioned this passage from John Frame’s book The Doctrine of the Word of God (which I also posted last year) during the study on Monday night. Here it is… God’s speech to man is real speech. It is very much like one person speaking to another. God...

“Every place is present to Him.”

The other night I read something that I would call truly mind-stretching. It’s good to do once in a while. The quote is from an ancient teacher named Boethius (who lived in the fifth and sixth centuries), and it is quoted in this book. In this paragraph,...

Three thoughts on death

Three thoughts on death, from Thomas Oden: The prudent person is always prepared for death. Those who live well have no fear to die. Believers do not fear death, but sin. Ecclesiastes 9:10, Psalm 90:12, Revelation 22:1...

Worshipping, Walking, Working

Tonight we’ll gather at the church building again, and we’ll take another look at what the stories in Hebrews 11 show us about faith. Here are the notes form the last time we gathered: Thoughts on what Abel’s story shows us, from Hebrews 11:4: Faith makes...

Words, like swords.

More wisdom about our words from the Proverbs: Proverbs 11:9 says: “With his mouth, the godless man would destroy his neighbor.” Here is a practical key: It is not a mark of wisdom, but godlessness, to use words that weaken or undermine, or press down your...