Luke 15-16: Lost and found.

July 4, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 15-16. Background: Luke 13-14. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 15 1. The parables of the lost sheep and lost coin: Jesus tells two short parables at the beginning of this chapter when the scribes and Pharisees criticized Him for eating with tax collectors and sinners. Each parable had the same…

A psalm of the weary.

November 29, 2014. “How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1) Holding On In times of darkness, in depths of thought, In words of comfort all for naught, Oh Lord it is to you I cry, And ask the question, Why, Lord, why?…

To debate or not to debate.

April 4, 2014. Tonight I attended a debate between Kyle Butt and Dr. Bart Ehrman on the topic of “the pain and sorrow in the world indicate that the Christian God does not exist.” I enjoyed the debate for the most part and I think some interesting points we’re brought up and refuted. I’m on…

No balm in Gilead, part two.

February 23, 2014. This is a continuation of yesterday’s post about the section of prophecy that Jeremiah preaches to the people of Judah, recorded in chapter’s 7-10 of the book that bares his name. I would encourage you to read that post first to get the background to today’s post. “So you shall speak all…