Category Archives: Scripture

Who is that blessed man of Psalm 1?

I was very much impressed, a number of years ago, listening to Joseph Flacks tell of his visit to Palestine. When he was in the city of Jerusalem he was given the opportunity of addressing quite a gathering of Jews … Continue reading

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Two Errors to Avoid in Meditating on Heaven

I want my heart, and the hearts of my people, to hunger for Heaven as God has revealed it in his Word. Planning to wrap up our studies in 2 Peter with a lesson tonight on the New Heavens and … Continue reading

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Augustine on the Indispensable Pastoral Epistles

I’m really on a roll now! From Augustine’s Teaching Christianity, Book IV: But anyone who says that people do not need to be given rules about what or how they should teach, if the Holy Spirit is making them teachers, … Continue reading

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Goldsworthy, Proverbs, and the Biblical Story

Graeme Goldsworthy was the first author I read who really helped me see the unity of the Biblical story. He is especially helpful in explaining those parts of the Bible that don’t seem to fit in the flow of everything … Continue reading

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Paul’s Dependence on the Christian Community

“Yes, and I will rejoice, for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, this will turn out for my deliverance.” Phil 1:18b-19 “Here is the key to Christ’s being glorified in every … Continue reading

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“Caring in an Expendable Culture”

My next Sunday School commentary in the Baptist & Reflector is up today: “Caring in an Expendable Culture (Psalm 139:1-6; 13-18).”

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“Seeking Purity in a Sensual Culture”

My next Sunday School commentary for the Baptist & Reflector, “Seeking Purity in a Sensual Culture (Eph 5:1-5, 8-12, 15-16),” is up and available here. To clarify, some of the verses cited in the first two paragraphs appear to be … Continue reading

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