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Archive for the ‘God’ Category

Waiting on the Dawn

November 2, 2015

“It’s always darkest before the dawn.” Florence and the Machine “By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.” (Luke 1:78-79) When we are young, we have a certain idea about how the […]

Recognizing Beauty

August 6, 2015

“One thing have I asked of the LORD, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to inquire in his temple.” (Psalm 27:4) God is beautiful, and it should be our desire to […]

The Power of a Biblical Story

August 6, 2015

This is a guest post by John Mark Hicks. Bible stories. Many of us have heard them since we were children. Daniel and the Lion’s Den. Noah’s Ark. Three Angels Visiting Abraham. Moses and the Burning Bush. David and Goliath. And many more! Bible stories are important.  They do more than tweak the emotions or […]

A Beautiful Story

July 25, 2015

What is Christianity? It is what is good, true, and beautiful. These are the three virtues that describe our faith. God is good. God is true. God is beautiful. God embodies these virtues perfectly, but these virtues do not stop with God. What he creates is good, true, and beautiful. As Christians, we should strive […]

Seeking Beauty

September 4, 2014

Goodness, truth, and beauty all come from God. He is the source of all three. Out of these three subjects, beauty is the most neglected. It has been ignored by many Christians and it has often been distorted by the world. Beauty is important. It attracts. We are drawn to what is beautiful. It is […]

Where Do We Go When We Die

August 26, 2014

Where do we go when we die? This is a question we are intrigued by. Even people who are not religious are interested in this question. In 2010 Clint Eastwood directed a movie entitled Hereafter. The film was about the afterlife but the focus was more on psychic powers rather than religion. The question of […]

The Beauty of the Gospel

June 17, 2014

We are accustom to reading the Bible as truth, which it is, but if truth is the only thing we see then we are missing much of what the Bible has to offer. The Bible is also full of beauty. It reflects the glory we find in Jesus. To miss the beauty of Scripture is […]

Esau’s Doom

June 2, 2014

Popular commentaries on the Bible are not always the most fun things to read. Sometimes authors ignore the text completely and go off in a direction that is far from the book they are supposed to be discussing. Other times you might find an author who is more interested in proof texting and discussing his […]

Let the Beat Drop: A Homily on Psalm 8

May 20, 2014

O Lord, our Sovereign,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.     Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes,     to silence the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your heavens, the […]

Are You Ready to Grumble?

April 27, 2014

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