Last Sunday I preached my first sermon since graduating Bible College, on Ephesians 2:1-10. It is an amazing passage about God’s grace, and there are a lot of deep truths in those ten short verses, so it was hard to keep the sermon down to 20 minutes. For this post, I want to dig just a… Continue reading God’s Amazing Grace
I’m preparing a sermon for this Sunday on Ephesians 2:1-10. It’s a great passage, and mostly it’s fairly straightforward, but there’s one phrase that’s is a bit confusing. Check it out: “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the… Continue reading The Prince of the Power of the Air
Today I came across a blog post from an Egyptian man who is a Christian and has some involvement with the Bible Society over there. If you’ve been following the situation in Egypt at all in the last two years, you’ll know what a volatile place it is right now. This post was about two… Continue reading Pray for Egypt
I was inspired to write this post because of discussions that I’ve recently had with a new blogosphere friend. The subject of miracles came up, and I had some thoughts about it that I wanted to put down. What are we to do with the miracles that we read about in the Bible? Should we believe… Continue reading Miracles
A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook lamenting the fact that Protestant Christians completely undervalue Mary, the mother of Jesus. In response, another person (who is a Protestant himself) added that she’s not only undervalued, but almost completely forgotten. In addition to all this, just a few months ago a fellow student of mine… Continue reading Have we forgotten the mother of Jesus?
I’ve decided that I might start posting some of my very amateur poetry up on my blog. First, just a disclaimer, my poetry is very, very amateur. I’ve only really written one poem, actually. And besides that, I don’t intend to be writing a lot of poetry, so I don’t know how much will end… Continue reading TULIP Poem
There is a basic idea behind this post: God is revealed through nature. Or, put differently, we could say that the universe tells us something about the One who made it. This statement would be very familiar for most Christians, but it (or a slight variation of it) would also find acceptance amongst a much… Continue reading Nature – God Revealed?