I love this article from The Gospel Coalition. God Himself, unafraid of our misery, boldly entered the scene of our inmost suffering and extended nail-scarred hands to ease our pain. What a magnificent truth! What a glorious Savior! Should not our songs celebrate that same grace the Scriptures reflect?
Abraham Kuyper. His very name causes our faith to stand a little taller. Professor Kuyper. Kuyper the writer, philosopher, and sometime statesman; Kuyper the historian and theologian extraordinaire. Yet as the fires of his greatest trial burned away the accolades, the ashes revealed a heart that cherished one designation above all else– the simple name […]
“A grander figure never stood out even against the Old Testament sky than that of Elijah. As Israel’s apostasy had reached its highest point in the time of Ahab, so the Old Testament antagonism to it in the person and mission of Elijah. The analogy and parallelism between his history and that of Moses, even […]
Between the blinding bliss of day-span And sightless doom of night Comes the mingling hours. When the soul, mellowed by eventide aspect Looks upon life in the still half light Where extremity cowers. Where, gone from the glare of over-sated mirth And midnight dearth of dark dismay, The soul beholds the sketch of the day […]
“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” (1 Corinthians 10:1, ESV) I find this bit of Calvin […]
“Jesus Christ is no dead Christ who is to be remembered only. He is a living Christ who, at this moment, is all that He ever was, and is doing in loftier fashion all the gracious things that He did upon earth. That pause of the King is repeated now, and the quick ear which […]