How to not destroy society, in ten simple steps

Have you ever wondered why the list of laws we know as the Ten Commandments is made up of those specific commandments? I recently found this very interesting explanation in Duane Garrett’s commentary on the Book of Exodus. They’re not random at all, he...

Understanding the real battle.

The next week after he taught 1 Timothy 2:1 to his church, John Chrysostom picked up in verse 2 of the same chapter (he taught verse by verse), and read: “That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the...

Either Messiah, or Nothing At All.

In Mathew 16 Jesus we have it recorded that once Jesus turned to his disciples and asked them directly,  “Who do you say that I am?” It’s hard, when you read that, not to feel it leap off the page and directly address you, as if Jesus turned to you...

One thing to justify your whole life.

Check out this quote from John Calvin: Today, all sorts of subjects are eagerly pursued; but the knowledge of God is neglected. Yet to know God is man’s chief end, and justifies his existence. Even if a hundred lives were yours, this one aim would be sufficient...

Fighting Passivity, Taking Action

For those of you who came out Monday night, and then stayed the whole time (which I think was basically everybody), I salute you! What I weird night…losing power 15 minutes before everyone showed up, piling in on the gym bleachers, then halfway through the...