In Genesis 15:6, God's Word says, "And he [Abraham] believed the Lord, and he [God] counted it to him as righteousness." Later in Romans 4:22-24, Paul references this event when he says, "That is why his faith was 'counted to him as righteousness.' But the words 'it was counted to him' were not written for… Continue reading δικαιοσύνη, צְדָקָה – righteousness
I love to read. I don’t remember ever not loving it. As a child, laying on my belly, in the warm squares of sunlight on the carpet, I spent many hours getting lost in other parts of the world, other periods in time or, my favorite, other worlds altogether. I love the smell of newly… Continue reading Sola Scriptura and Reading – by Sarah Gagnon
Some friends of mine told me yesterday that it was only 305 days until Christmas. It made me think of Christmas, which made me also think of an article my wife wrote, and I thought I would post it here because it's still relevant to the joys we long for around Christmas-time, even in February.… Continue reading Truth More Magical Than Santa – by Sarah Gagnon
I had some thoughts this morning that I thought I would share for teachers, bloggers, writers, and just Christians in general to keep in mind as we speak about God and his Word. You probably already know this, but I want to encourage you in this. When we write and speak, why do we do… Continue reading His Grace Does Not De-rail Conviction
I wrote this after reading Psalm 85. My writing is very casually written, often on my phone, but I hope it blesses someone in the world today. Half of the good news of the Gospel is that the eternal wrath of God is coming for all who do not know Christ as the Lord God… Continue reading Psalm 85: God’s Wrath is Half the Gospel (Good News)
I think a kind Calvinist is a rare and powerful thing. I hope to be one of those here in this writing, and all my days. Here are some simple thoughts of mine I had that I hope will help some people understand the Bible in it's plain form regarding salvation, God's knowledge and prayer.… Continue reading Some afternoon thoughts on salvation and God’s foreknowledge
In one of my previous posts I discussed how we can pray to be joyful. I believe God answers those prayers, and one of the ways he answers them is by revealing himself to us through Scripture. This week while studying Isaiah 19, I was reminded about how throughout scripture God calls his people "my… Continue reading Does God treasure us?