Pilgrim’s Progress | Part One

  Our book for the remainder of September and the month of October will be Pilgrim’s Progress, in the beautiful edition put out by Crossway. An enduring classic, Bunyan’s famous allegory of the Christian life has been treasured by believers for well over 300 years. While Pilgrim’s Progress has been abridged or otherwise altered many…

Eis•e•ge•sis

Is the practice of reading into a text a meaning that is foreign to it. It is an invented term formed by replacing the Greek preposition ex, meaning out of, with the preposition eis meaning “into.” It is usually used as a contrast to exegesis, “the art and science of drawing out the original intended…

Twenty Thousand Tomorrows

Chicago came into view as my plane touched down and began to taxi across the O’Hare tarmac, the plane finding its niche among the grid of city lights that shone brightly against the night sky. I stared blankly at the safety card in the seat pocket in front of me, not able to read the…

John Flavel… Yet Speaking

When Providence frowns upon you and blasts your outward comforts, then look to your heart; keep it with all diligence from repining against God or fainting under His hand. For troubles, though sanctified, are troubles still. Jonah was a good man, and yet how fretful was his heart under affliction! Job was the mirror of…

Hom•i•le•tics

Is the study of the task of preparing and delivering sermons. While homiletical technique must never be used as a substitute for the power of the Holy Spirit, the two are by no means mutually exclusive. Kept in proper perspective, the study of homiletics helps preachers to communicate the eternal truths of the Word of…