fellowship of a round piece of precious metal

The last two months have been very (maybe insert words like “difficult/trying/hard”?) insightful. I expect trials. “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds….” James 1:2 I just didn’t expect the various ones that were chasing me down. (My trials are like grains of sand compared to the loss of a dear friend’s spouse. I’m sure she would echo the bullets below. I love you, Diane. And I’m praying for you ceaselessly.) What pulled me through and caused growth and failure and repentance and changed desires and new relationships and modified other relationships? 3 things: … Continue reading fellowship of a round piece of precious metal

do you trust the Bible? | flood apologetic

A show of hands – how many of you believe the Genesis Flood covered the entire earth? (If not, you either believe in a “local” flood or no flood at all. This post won’t address the “no flood” theology.)     These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God. And Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight, and the earth was filled with violence. And God saw the earth, and behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted their way … Continue reading do you trust the Bible? | flood apologetic

John 18

I am amazed at how often I lose sight of the depth of Scripture. Not that I normally hold sight, but I don’t treasure the Word to the extent that I want to delve deeper in each sitting. Jesus is fully man AND fully God. My mind is certainly not capable of fully comprehending that statement. But I believe it with all my heart. The Bible clearly teaches this truth. In college group Bible study at CBC, we are going through the gospel of John. The last two Wednesdays have been over John 18. I have learned SO much over … Continue reading John 18