Lockdown thoughts from Job 1:6-12

Using our nationwide lockdown to lock down some rusty Hebrew. A rough translation and thoughts on the way. Some of it will be familiar to friends who have journeyed through Kirk Patston’s classes. Lord willing we’ll make some progress over the next four weeks. Previously: Lockdown thoughts on Job 1:1-5 1:6 Now there was a […]

Lockdown thoughts from Job 1:1-5

Using our nationwide lockdown to lock down some rusty Hebrew. A rough translation and thoughts on the way. Some of it will be familiar to friends who have journeyed through Kirk Patston’s classes. Lord willing we’ll make some progress over the next four weeks. 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz – […]

What does sin have to do with my four dead girls?

Tim Keller shares a practical example of gazing at Jesus Christ for the peace of God that surpasses all understanding: “Horatio Spafford was the best divorce lawyer in Johnson County who lost everything he had in the Chicago fire of 1871. Only two years later, he sent his wife, Anna, and their four daughters on […]

Declare your faith for those who are faithless

Earlier today I was listening to a sermon on Psalm 150 this afternoon. About halfway through, Daniel Montgomery made a good point regarding what we’re to do in our gathered worship: And here’s the deal – what you notice in the “what” of praise [referring to who Psalm 150 is directed to], is that it’s […]

Scriptures of comfort and strength

Some days I’m glad that the Bible speaks so honestly about suffering. When I feel burdened with struggles, it’s worth meditating on one (or all) of these verses. Jesus: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle […]

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