Common Grace and King Killing

Common Grace and King Killing

It really is amazing if we stop and think about the difficulty that followed King Sual’s being rejected by God. David is anointed by Samuel seemingly shortly after, but years pass before Saul himself is killed in battle. In the years that pass, David becomes...
Rejoicing in what’s lacking

Rejoicing in what’s lacking

Often in our lives, we motivate ourselves by the thought that we only need to get around this corner, and life will settle down. We feel as though peace is within our grasp but we always come up lacking. With each new accomplishment or rite of passage we find...
The Revealing God

The Revealing God

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. Winston Churchill How long does it take for us to recognize God in our lives? How long does it take to draw close to Him? says, “I revealed myself to...
Weapon of Watching

Weapon of Watching

Search me, O God, and know my heart! () Kind of a scary verse when you stop and think about it. Thing is, God does know our hearts, better than we do. What does He see when examining your heart ()? I must confess, mine is all too often, not as it should be. We often...
Grace Is For Sinners

Grace Is For Sinners

Today happens to be a great day for contemplating sinfulness and the immensity of God’s grace. Everyday is of course good for such contemplation, but today is that Saturday sandwiched between Good Friday and Easter that invites solemn reflection. A good place to...
Manipulating God

Manipulating God

Recently I’ve been thinking over my prayer life and my approach to God. When things are busy and hectic in my life my discipline in prayer and bible study will often increase as well. But what has been concerning me is that my disciplines reflect a good deal of...