Appreciation for Don Carson
How Far We Have Fallen
Jonathan Edwards' vivid description of what happened when we fell from God into sin:
The ruin that the fall brought upon the soul of man consists very much in his losing the nobler and more benevolent principles of his nature,… Continue Reading
Grace is not a "Thing"
In the Christian life we can easily find ourselves using jargon without knowing what we're really saying. What exactly is "grace"? Sinclair Ferguson clarifies:
It is legitimate to speak of "receiving grace," and sometimes (although I am somewhat cautious about…
Memorizing Scripture: Why and How
I wish I could persuade everyone to do this.
Here is inspiration and application on why and how to memorize Scripture.
Why Do It?
First, the inspiration.
Dallas Willard, professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, wrote,
Supreme Humility, Supreme Exaltation
And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every…
The Danger of Self-Defense
A friend tells you he wants to talk to you, and when you get together, you realize that what he really wanted to do was confront you. You’re not really excited about being told bad things about yourself, but this…Continue Reading
A "Desiring God" Rap (by Curt Allen, a.k.a. "Voice")
Listen to "Desiring God" by Curt Allen (a.k.a. "Voice")—
Yay though I walk through the valley of the death man, I wasn't killing sin it was taking my last breath man. I was more than stressed man wasn't living right…
Confessions of a Conflicted Complementarian
Burning the Qur’an and Crucifying Christ
The burning of the Qur’an and the murder of human beings are not morally equivalent. That’s true. And it is, frankly, outrageous the way some commentators speak with more moral indignation about the burning of holy books than the butchery…Continue Reading