Genesis 44-47: Reunited.

March 23, 2015. Daily Reading: Genesis 44-47. Background: Genesis 40-43. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 44 Joseph tests his brothers:┬áJust as in chapter 42, it is hard to speculate why Joseph chose to not tell his brothers who he was right away, but rather set up a trap for them as they went home so that…

The Christian Virtues, Part 1: Faith and Diligence.

October 5, 2014. Over the past few months something has been on my mind that has troubled me. We are called to live a holy life, consecrated for the Lord, yet this calling seems to be virtually impossible. We can beg and plead with God to lead us out of temptation, but then we turn…

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…

A perspective on truth.

February 19, 2014. Today’s post might lean more towards logic and philosophy than you have been accustomed to when it comes to the subject of religion. Don’t be frightened, I’m not going to get too metaphysical or anything. However, I do believe that there is a certain amount of logic and reasoning that can be…