Monthly Archives: December 2014

God is Father All the Way Down

What do you think is most foundational of God? What is God most truly? Most ultimately? Is he most ultimately the Creator? The one who brings everything into existence? Is he most ultimately the Ruler? The one who keeps all things … Continue reading

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What’s Your Plan? (Bible Reading Plans for 2015)

Alright, let’s talk about reading the whole Bible in 2015. However, before we start, allow a few preliminary words. First, here are a few reasons reading all the Bible in 2015 should excite you. Second, listen to a simple word … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Reading the Whole Bible in 2015 Should Excite You

In thinking about 2015, I have another hope to offer you specifically, my beloved reader: I hope you read the whole Bible in 2015. Before you let feelings of guilt and anxiety arise, let me help you see that this … Continue reading

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Love is Not God, Thankfully

1 John 4:8 wonderfully teaches, “God is love.” Many folks have taken this verse and have run with it in all kinds of directions; a lot of them not good. One direction this profound text has been taken is to … Continue reading

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Five Hopes for Parents in 2015

As 2015 nears, I find myself with many hopes for what the new year will bring. Maybe I will share the various categories of my hopes in the days to come, but for our time now, I would like to … Continue reading

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Who Is This?

Who Is This So Weak & Helpless? is one of my favorite hymns although it is not very well known. The first part of each verse focuses in on some aspect of Christ’s humanity and the limitations and weaknesses he … Continue reading

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Why Pride Should Absolutely Terrify Us

Everyone knows that pride is bad, but not everyone knows why. Sometimes we hate pride for prideful reasons. That is, we hate it when others try to lift themselves above us. When we detect pride in another, though we would … Continue reading

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