Tag Archives: Christ

Reflections on Psalm 119 (פ Pe)

Psalm 119: 129-136 129 Your rules are marvelous. Therefore I observe them. 130 Your instructions are a doorway through which light shines. They give insight to the untrained. 131 I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commands.  Advertisements

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Unbroken

“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” -J.R.R. Tolkien Every once in a while, a book comes around that has it all ― adventure, romance, high suspense, life-and-death struggles, villains, heroes, redemption and panoramic scope. Unbroken, … Continue reading

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What is Truth? A Reader’s Challenge

A reader named Charlie wrote with his thoughts about my last post, “The Age of Slumber:” Good post. I’ve been reading an even more eloquent version of the same ideas from Timothy Keller called Reason for God.

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Refiner’s Fire

I’ve had a piece of metal in my hand for 10 years. I don’t remember how it happened, but I was working with something made of sheet metal and cut my hand open. At the time, I didn’t know I’d … Continue reading

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Confession

Many of life’s most vital lessons come out of the blue. Conversely, few of them seem to come as a result of focused effort. When I try to apprehend them deliberately, it is as though God says, “That’s my job,” … Continue reading

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Royal Garments

I was already so drenched that the rain didn’t really matter anymore. Nevertheless, I was pedaling my bicycle full-bore to get to shelter, causing fat drops of rain to hit my face like bullets coming out of a machine gun.

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Easter in Ephesus

In planning a bit of light fare for this Muse, I got a wild hair and decided to paraphrase Ephesians 1:3-14. Paul may have been the most intense person that ever lived. His writings burst from the page in an … Continue reading

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