“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,...

Thinking about Mystery

John Frame is one of my favorite authors. For instance, I think everyone should ignore the size of The Doctrine of the Word of God, buy it, and read it. He recently posted a short article with the title, “At 80, I’m more aware of mystery.” This is an especially...

Not in the cause, but in the result.

Into just a few short sentences in the introduction to his commentary on the Book of Job, Francis Anderson packs some real insight into the nature of life, suffering, and what the scriptures have to tell us about it all: Men seek an explanation of suffering in cause...

When Will Injustice be Fixed?

On Monday we studied Revelation 20:11-15, which records John’s vision of the judgement at the Great White Throne. Here are some further thoughts from Thomas Oden, answering this question: Why must the ultimate judgement for humans happen at the very end of...