Monthly Archives: October 2011

Congregational Prayer: October 30, 2011…

Our Father and our God, with Christ’s whole church we come into Your holy presence this day. We have absolutely nothing to bring as an offering but that which You have given to us. The food we have on our … Continue reading

Posted in Congregational Prayers | Leave a comment

With all your mind…

I teach a sort of informal logic class to a group of homeschool kids in my church (including my Darling Daughter and three ‘all man’ boys) and some kids in Texas join us via Skype (three lovely young ladies and … Continue reading

Posted in Don Carson, What he said... | Leave a comment

We who were wildernesses…

John Calvin on Isaiah 32:15… Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. While Isaiah thus prophesies concerning the reign of Hezekiah, … Continue reading

Posted in Isaiah, John Calvin | Leave a comment

Where the real risks lie…

John Calvin on Isaiah 32:11… Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent ones; Strip yourselves, make yourselves bare, And gird sackcloth on your waists. “Men are undoubtedly more in danger from prosperity than from adversity; for … Continue reading

Posted in Isaiah, John Calvin | Leave a comment

Twenty seconds is an eternity…

That’s how long you have to stare at on-screen messages that say “…about 20 seconds remain” when you use Windows Vista.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dark days…

Alec Motyer on Isaiah 32… “It is part of the purpose of biblical eschatology to allow the ultimate vision to brighten the intermediate dark days.”

Posted in Isaiah, J. Alec Motyer | Leave a comment

Carnal Christians…

Thomas Manton on James 2:19… You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! “…a carnal Christian is in as great danger as a pagan, or idolator or heretic; for though his judgment be … Continue reading

Posted in James, Thomas Manton | Leave a comment