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With the current COVID19 situation, I can’t help but think about a sermon I read years ago entitled Sickness by J.C. Ryle. In the sermon, he offers a biblical perspective on sickness under three headings: I. The universal prevalence of … Continue reading
Pastor vs. Bomb Threat. A pastor’s letter to his church when a bomb threat targeted his church’s Christmas Eve service. “Nothing changes. Come on if you planned to do so. But, make things simple by not bringing a backpack, a … Continue reading
God is Bigger Than My Cancer. “As I prepared for chemotherapy, my wife smiled and handed me a handmade card, colored bright with crayons and signed by a fifteen-year-old girl with Down syndrome in our congregation. My tears flowed as … Continue reading
For those who don’t know God, there is nothing good to say about sickness. Sickness is always bad all the time. It strains, it inconveniences, it harms, and it kills. Sickness is only enemy. But the same is not true … Continue reading
Don’t Claim Your Healing. A thoughtful piece on how to think of and handle chronic sickness or pain. The conclusion is gold: “Here is a truth worth thinking about today: our pain may be bringing about a deep healing in … Continue reading
If you were at the side of a dying man, what would you say? Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109), a weighty and time-honored theologian, once wrote a piece intended for that very purpose: to bring comfort to dying Christians. His words … Continue reading
Idolatry is the root of all sin. Essentially, all of our sin is deciding to trust, love, and obey something else instead of God. As I have said before, our disobedience to God is actually obedience to something else. So … Continue reading
“In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter.” That is a line from the back cover of a book on my shelf. It is talking about the author of the book. … Continue reading
Battle Plan. An excellent help to the necessary work of killing sin. Don’t miss this. Why Time Management is More Difficult Today Than Before. “Time Management is so much more difficult in our current knowledge economy era than in the past … Continue reading