Tag Archives: Commentary

Joy at the End of the Tether

Many people think Ecclesiastes is a conundrum wrapped in an enigma served with a side of oddity. Sadly, this prevailing assumption has deterred many a reader from the treasure found within the pages of this book of wisdom. Something I … Continue reading

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The God of the Mountain

A few days ago I blogged about the God of the Box.  Scripture doesn’t reveal God as “the God of the Box.”  Scripture reveals God as the God of the Mountain.    Habakkuk is a character from Scripture who approaches … Continue reading

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The God of the Box

It is impossible to escape the fact that God as defined in the Bible is a lot different than “God” as depicted in our culture.  Our culture, especially Christian culture, often paints a picture of God that sifts Him down and … Continue reading

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Justified

Romans 8:33-39    33 Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. 34 Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died- more than that, who was raised- who is at the right hand … Continue reading

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Judging the Judges

What happens when a community of people God has called and set apart for himself wanders from His Word?  The book of Judges happens.  The lesson of the book of Judges is that the only alternative to God’s Word, and … Continue reading

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Get Relevant

In church ministry a constant adage encourages us to “make the gospel relevant to people living in today’s culture.”  Being culturally relevant could be likened to a sacred badge of honor we all seek.  I think we believe that as we “get … Continue reading

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When God Says “Light”

One of my favorite passages in all of Scripture is what is known as “The Prologue” in John’s Gospel; John 1:1-18.  He begins in John 1:1-5 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the … Continue reading

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