Near You

“But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your     heart, that is, the word of faith which we preach” (Rom. 10:8). The other day I was feeling out of gas. I don’t remember what all was going on that day. Whatever it was, I felt I…

Poly-meism

How does a grain of sand outweigh a desert? How does a drop of water flood the world? How does a voice shout down a nation? How does each of us create their own heavens and earth, subject to personal fiat? How can we breathe? How can we be free? How can we live in…

Just a Thought…

  The longer I walk with the Lord, the more I aspire to be forgiving rather than perfect….

One from Your Own Body

In Genesis 15, Abram laments that he has no son, and that a household servant will be his heir. But the Lord said, “This one will not be your heir; instead, one who comes from your own body will be your heir” (Gen. 15:4). Isaac was the immediate fulfillment of the Lord’s promise to Abram….

The Fruitlessness of the Cross

Originally posted on The Voice of One:
The following is excerpted from a booklet I am close to finishing–Despising the Lamb: Pictures of Contempt in First Samuel *** First Samuel opens with a story about Elkanah and his wives, Hannah and Peninnah.   Hannah was unable to have children.   Peninnah bore children for Elkanah…