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…

Light Enough

Mysteries beg to be solved. This explains how I could get so engrossed in mind-bending puzzles at Science Museum Oklahoma that I lost my son. That also explains why I have a hard time putting down a detective novel but not so much when reading a political primer and why movies are so much easier…

And I Quote… September 5

And-I-QuoteSatan’s counterfeiting depends on God in his original character. Satan’s counterfeits can be attractive only because God is the original attraction. And idolaters underneath the surface still rely on God, the true God. That is one of the paradoxes and frustrations of idolatry.

Vern Poythress, Inerrancy and Worldview, (Crossway, 2012), 197

Upcoming Book of the Month!

Our book of the month fellowship for Evidence Not Seen will be scheduled soon—as soon as the date is confirmed, I will post the details here. Our next book of the month will be the wonderful classic Pilgrim’s Progress in the beautiful edition published by Crossway. Bunyan’s allegory of the Christian life has inspired believers for…

Her•men•eu•tics

While Exegesis deals with the task of understanding what a text meant in its original context, hermeneutics deals with what those texts mean to us today. However, it is important to note that this is not the only definition in use today. Some authors use the term hermeneutics to refer to the entire process of…