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Psalm 4:2-8

A psalm to guide our online interactions. 2 How long, exalted ones, will my honor be insulted? How long will you love what is worthless and pursue a lie?    Selah 3  Know that the LORD has set apart the faithful for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to…

Amos and Trump

The LORD says: I will not relent from punishing Moab for three crimes, even four, [And what are these heinous crimes?] because he burned the bones of the king of Edom to lime. (Amos 2:1)And that's where the list of the sins of Moab ends... Odd. Now, If…

The Gradual Death of Sin

As a man nailed to the cross; he first struggles, and strives, and cries out with great strength and might, but, as his blood and spirits waste, his strivings are faint and seldom, his cries low and hoarse, scarce to be heard;—when a man first sets on a lust…

Reading Books

I’m excited to have these three books in my near-term queue. First, we’re going to be going through Matt Chandler’s Take Heart at Vine Church for Sunday school in a couple weeks in order to prepare our hearts for this upcoming election season. The book suggests that…

Perelandra

My fear was now of another kind. I felt sure that the creature was what we call “good,” but I wasn’t sure whether I liked “goodness” so much as I had supposed. This is a very terrible experience. As long as what you are afraid of is something evil,…

God Displaying God

It is a proper and excellent thing for infinite glory to shine forth; and for the same reason, it is proper that the shining forth of God’s glory should be complete; that is, that all parts of his glory should shine forth, that every beauty should be proportionably effulgent,…

Confessions of an Addict

This is more of a personal, confessional post. I used to be addicted to cycling. I spent a good 10-12 hours a week on a bike, training, working hard, enjoying the world "behind bars". I would get up at 4:30 in the morning to train, I would…