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Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Sometimes we can’t help but be overwhelmed by sin and its devastating effects. People wrong others, and they wrong us. […]

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Death, thou art not death! Grave, thou art no grave! -C. H. Spurgeon The end of our lives in this […]

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene There are people in the world who read the end of a book before they they read the beginning. Heretics! […]

There are parts of the Bible that are tough to read. Sometimes there are places where sin is described in unfortunately accurate detail. Sometimes there are places where our our sin is clearly exposed. Sometimes there are places where brutal announcements of judgment offend our Western sentimentality. Big chunks of Hosea fall into the latter […]

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Daniel was prepared to receive bad news in his 4th vision (Dan. 10:1-11:1). God was going to send Israel another […]

A house and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a wise wife is from the LORD. -Proverbs 19:14 Eighteen years ago Lindsay and I tied the knot, which is an English euphemism for getting married (incidentally, I like the phrase because it implies permanence in the marriage union). In our culture when a person turns eighteen […]

The New York Times recently ran an article on why fewer Americans are choosing to have children. Citing a Morning Consult Survey, they announced that some of the main reasons people are hesitating to have children are the cost of childcare, not having a partner yet, and wanting more free time. The responses to this […]