God Has Hands

In John 1 we read: And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. In the Greek, the word dwelt is more closely translated pitched his tent. … Continue reading God Has Hands

Paper and Ink

During some recent devotional time through John’s Epistles, I noticed perhaps for the first time the peculiarity of the endings to two of his three epistles: Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so … Continue reading Paper and Ink

His Help

The longer you live the life of faith, the more aware you have become of your need for grace. More grace. Grace to believe, fight, resist, act, and love. Jesus promises to be your help, but his help comes to those who come to him. It is tempting to look at what lies ahead of … Continue reading His Help

John Calvin’s Nine Proofs for Scripture’s Credibility

In the greatest work of his lifetime, Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin addresses a whole gamut of Christian theology, spanning 1800 pages in my McNeill — Battles edition. It’s a heavy read, but definitely worth your time. As I’m working through it slowly over the course of 2016, I will be posting some of my … Continue reading John Calvin’s Nine Proofs for Scripture’s Credibility