Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.” Mark 10:29-30 When … Continue reading Are You Being “Too Heavenly”?
Who are you trying to please? We go through life, and every day we try to please others. We long for the approval of our peers, and those in authority over us. The alarm goes off. Jordan gets out of bed and heads off to school. He reunites with his friends and seeks the approval of his peers. The bell rings. He plops in his … Continue reading Who Are You Trying To Please?
I love the questions that John Bolt proposes in chapter 2 of his biography of Herman Bavinck, “Bavinck on The Christian Life,” dealing with the matter of why God created us. Bolt asks his readers: why were we created, and for what purpose? Who are we now, and who will we become in glory? I would like (to the best of my abilities) to try … Continue reading Why Were We Created?
A light bulb. Thomas Edison invented the light bulb to give light to the human race. Since that moment in 1879, people have lit their homes, businesses, and streets with electric light. We could have taken that light bulb that Edison created and used it as a cup, but it would break. We could have used the light bulb as a Christmas tree ornament, but … Continue reading The Grand Design