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.
True treasures are always found and never created.
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?
You can’t scroll through The Bible like you scroll your Twitter feed.
As a culture we love bite-size. I don’t think it’s necessarily a negative thing. We love (or at least I do) sliders for lunch—I can eat those things in one bite literally. They just seem more satisfying to me than working through a 1/2 pound angus burger. HGTV hosts a show called tiny homes. The … Continue reading You can’t scroll through The Bible like you scroll your Twitter feed.
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.
How we treat each other matters. If you really believe The Gospel then it ought to change how you treat each other.