Tag Archives: Jesus

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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The Lord’s Word should make you long for the Lord’s presence

Did you met the Lord in his Word yesterday? Did this encounter make you long to see him face-to-face? I pray thee, merciful Jesus, that as thou has graciously granted me to drink deeply and sweetly from the word which … 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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“Respond to God’s Gift” Devotional

My next article in the Baptist & Reflector, “Receive God’s Gift (Matt 2:1-15),” is available here.

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Counsel to a Young Man: Look to Jesus

I recently had the opportunity to encourage a friend on his twelfth birthday. Here’s the heart of what I wrote to this young traveller on the trail of godly manhood: I thought it important to remind you as you enter … Continue reading

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“Receive God’s Gift” Devotional

My second Christmas devotional for the Baptist & Reflector, “Receive God’s Gift” (Matt 1:18-20, 24-25; Lk 1:28-31, 34-38), is available here.

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Jesus loves me, so he makes me sad

17 And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is … Continue reading

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