Beauty is difficult to grasp. We know it exists, but were not sure what to do with it, we know we enjoy it but can’t really have it, or at-least fully possess it. Beauty pulls us out of ourselves and towards transcendence, it overwhelms our senses with wonder, wonder for more. Have you ever been […]Read More Beauty and Scripture
Repentance is a grace of God’s Spirit, whereby a sinner is inwardly humbled and outwardly reformed. Thomas Watson Thomas Watson in his book “The Doctrine of Repentance” lay out for us six key ingredients for true repentance. 1) Sight of sin 2) Sorrow for sin 3) Confession of sin 4) Shame for sin 5) Hatred […]Read More Ingredients For True Repentance
“Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” Solomon Is purpose something we find or is it something given to us? Research has been done recently on the happiest places in the world, Denmark was ranked very high according to the “World’s Happiness Report“. Within this report they include six factors in being happy and knowing your purpose: “strong […]Read More Meaning Received
Rock of ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in Thee In preparation for Sunday school I ran across a wonderful sermon by Kevin Cawley from Redeemer Fellowship in Kansas City. The sermon dripped of goodness, it was a sermon on gladness with psalm 16 in view, a subject I have been studying as […]Read More Take Cover
My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Paul Weakness is not a popular subject these days. For every flaw you see in yourself there is a hundred books written to make you strong. We are taught to fight our weakness, to press into ourselves and become stronger people, […]Read More Grace Changes It All
|When the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, “Why this waste? For this could have been sold for a large sum and given to the poor.” Matthew 26| The disciples of Jesus could not understand the logic behind this woman’s action in pouring an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment over the head of […]Read More Irrational?
|When Jesus saw her weeping and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in His spirit and greatly troubled. And He said ‘where have you laid him?’ They said to Him, ‘Lord, come and see. Jesus wept. John 11| How dis-interesting it really is to have “friends” who are […]Read More The Friendship Of Jesus