Monthly Archives: June 2011

God Knows How to Make the Word Sweet

What are God’s designs in the trials and afflictions of his own children? One of them is to make his Word a greater source of nourishment and sweetness to us than it is during times of ease. Often, we want … Continue reading

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God Himself is the Greatest Treasure

Peter tells us that the true treasure that becomes ours when we believe the Gospel is God himself: “For Christ also suffered once for sin, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God . . . … Continue reading

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May Reading Report

This month was filled with reading good parenting books for a class I took at Southern Seminary (SBTS), called “Theology and Practice of Parenting.” The class, and the reading, were thought-provoking and immensely helpful for this inexperienced parent. What all … Continue reading

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Learning About Reconciliation in Genesis

Studying Genesis, I have been struck by the number of heart-rending “reconciliation scenes” between previously alienated or estranged family members. Obviously, the power behind these descriptions comes from knowing the story of how their relationship had been damaged through sin … Continue reading

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