Can I address the elephant in the room? There are times in my life where I feel as if I am on a journey through a spiritual drought. Seasons where I feel as if I have earplugs in during my daily time with The Lord.
Let me tell you something that you most likely have never thought before: The devil hates that pen stowed away in your desk drawer. He hates that pen because he hates it when you read the Bible with a pen in your hand. He hates that pen because that pen in your desk drawer is … Continue reading Why the Devil hates the pen in your desk drawer.
You want to hear what God has to say about something. That's the treasure: God's word of truth. But how do you find that?
Someone wise once said “People begin to think when they are faced with a problem.” It doesn’t take a long look down the hallways of church history to see this philosophical thought being played out. Take Martin Luther for example, that great German lawyer/monk turned reformer who nailed 95 arguments against Roman Catholic practices to his … Continue reading Don’t read your Bible like a Zombie.
I’ve been wrestling with a unique question in my heart. Perhaps it is the ravings of a mad-man, but the question has pressed heavily upon my conscience over the previous months: How much do I really believe the Gospel? I think it’s the word “much” that presses my mind, as if faith can be numerically … Continue reading The Gospel is not a secret.
Is Jesus Christ a treasure to you? After wiping the sweat away from wrestling in the theologically deep waters of 2 Corinthians 3-4:6, I felt exhausted. It’s a tough section. Like an intellectual marathon beginning with a Pauline commentary on the events of Exodus 32-34 to offering a theological defense of how certain Corinthians rejection of … Continue reading Divine Treasure.
“But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder had ceased, he sinned yet again and hardened his heart, he and his servants.”—Exodus 9:34, ESV. This thought has been on my mind a lot recently. I formed it into a question that I think frames a common assumption today. Hopefully the … Continue reading Stony Hearts.