BVOTD (#13): Worship God Like a Baby

Backwards Verse of the Day #13: Luke 10:21. I believe that the Bible teaches that God equips infants to glorify God in their own unique way. We adults are conditioned with certain beliefs and assumptions in our day to day lives that we use to filter out certain possibilities when we observe things. When something […]

Why I Love the Resurrection

I love the resurrection. John 20:9 says this concerning the disciples on resurrection morning: “yet they did not understand the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead.” The fact that Jesus must rise from the dead indicates a certain purpose and accomplishment entailed in the necessity. The resurrection points to an overall purpose in […]

Knowing God’s Will

I was struck recently while reading through 1 and 2 Corinthians with how many times the word conscience appeared in some form or another. It appears 8 times in 1 Corinthians, 3 times in 2 Corinthians, and 6 more times in the 2 books of Timothy and Titus, and 3 times in Romans. But what […]

Definition of Retirement

Retirement has taken some shots from certain sectors of evangelical Christianity over the last decade or so, and for good reason. Many retirees use it as an opportunity to no longer produce for the good of society but rather leisurely set the cruise control to “almost dead” and hope for a peaceful transition to the […]

Comments on Revelation 19-22

What a wonderful picture of the worship of God. The voice of the great multitude in 19:6 sounded like the roar of many waters and peals of thunder, and their refrain was simple: “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage […]

Prayer of Meditation on Psalm 139

  Psalm 139. I thank you, Lord, for the truth revealed in Scripture of your omnipresence. You are everywhere and in everything. I suppose there is some truth to the eastern religions that say “god is in the tree” or something like this: you are there in the fact that you are everywhere. Nothing is […]