Monthly Archives: May 2013

We and not the Bible…

“…it is we and not the Bible who are subject to error… …we should approach the Word with both fidelity to the past and readiness for further reformation… …it is better to live in the tensions of unanswered questions than … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Simply bubbled out…

What, then, would the effect be if we were to dive even more deeply into Jesus’s teaching and life and work? What if we were to be so immersed in his promises and summonses, his counsels and encouragements, that they … Continue reading

Posted in Others' thoughts | Leave a comment

Homocide-heart…

Your heart and everything about you would be happy if he were already dead. Meanwhile your hand may be still, your tongue quiet, your eyes and ears muffled. Still your heart is full of murder and homicide. Martin Luther

Posted in Luther, Matthew, The Sermon on the Mount | Leave a comment

More concerned with defending ourselves…

Sometimes we get involved in a legitimate issue and discern, perhaps with accuracy, the right and wrong of the matter. However, in pushing the right side, our egos get so bound up with the issue that in our view opponents … Continue reading

Posted in Don Carson, Matthew, My Own Thoughts, The Sermon on the Mount | Leave a comment

By interpretation and definition…

It is possible for us to to face the law of God as we find it in the Bible, but so to interpret and define it, as to make it something which we can keep very easily because we only … Continue reading

Posted in D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones | Leave a comment

Soul-sweat…

…nothing in the harvest field can be done without the sweat of the face, nor in the pulpit without the sweat of the soul. CHS

Posted in Spurgeon | Leave a comment

Demands of the ministry…

The ministry demands brain labour; the preacher must throw his thought into his teaching, and read and study to keep his mind in good trim. He must not weary the people by telling them the truth in a stale, unprofitable … Continue reading

Posted in My Own Thoughts, Preaching, Spurgeon | Leave a comment