Ecclesiastes 9-10: Wisdom and folly.

November 26, 2015. Daily Reading: Ecclesiastes 9-10. Background Reading: Ecclesiastes 7-8. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 9 Time and chance happen to all: Similar to the preachers words in the second chapter, he looks out again here and sees that the same event (death) happens to all men, regardless of how righteous they are. Though he…

The same God, Old and New.

December 29, 2014. Sometimes when we look at the allegedly striking differences between the Old Testament and the New Testament we can almost get two different pictures of God. We see His character in the Old Testament and usually focus on His righteous and wrathful side and then we flip over to the New Testament…

The sin of partiality.

May 30, 2014. Tonight I gave the sermon at church here in Nicaragua about the attitude we should have as Christians towards both those inside the church and those outside. The main point of the lesson was the sin of partiality and how it can creep up on even the “best” of Christians. I think…

Changes.

May 26, 2014. I can’t believe that time has passed so quickly on this trip. It seems like we just got to Nicaragua, but in two days the first group of people are going to be leaving for home. I am very glad that I am able to say for four weeks as opposed to…