Category Archives: Bible

Why I Am Here

[Note: Grandma asked me to say something at the memorial we held for Grandpa a few weeks ago. Below is what I presented.] Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save … Continue reading

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The Struggle

I want to be strong. I don’t want to have struggles. But, as James says, “We all stumble in various ways” (James 3:2).

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Lay Each Day Down Before God

[As I have an uncontrollable urge to apologize for the quality of my writing, I will say that I wrote this over the space of two nights, consuming the hours of 8:00 – 12:00 and 8:00 – 11:00 respectively. The … Continue reading

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On Behalf of Christ: The Sovereignty of God in Philippians

How do we view our lives? In his letter to the Philippians, Paul writes about contentment, confidence, and joy. When the world talks about contentment, confidence, and joy and it talks about finding those things in the self. There is … Continue reading

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Christian Ethics Considered

What should motivate Christians? What should guide them and control them? Toward what end should we be motivated and led? These are questions of Christian ethics. They are questions every Christian ought to seek to answer. The Bible has much … Continue reading

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Reflections on Life Led by The Spirit

**** “Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.” (Romans 8:14) “If you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.” (Galatians 5:18) **** A thorough discussion and examination of the teaching of … Continue reading

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Reverence

I was intending this week to make an attempt at writing an brief exposition on “Led by The Spirit” as taught by Paul in Galatians. But then while I was on my Saturday bike ride I started thinking about the … Continue reading

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The Slave Woman and The Free Woman

We have been going through Galatians in the Sunday Bible study. Galatians is one of those books of the Bible where it is immediately evident that there is a lot one could write about, and the first trouble is deciding … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Daniel

The subject of prayer has been one of my interests. There is, in a sense, the perennial question of “How should we pray?” or, as the disciples put it, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). How should we relate … Continue reading

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Among The Pagans

No deep exegesis today. Not too long ago I read through the book of Daniel. There is plenty to study in the book of Daniel, and if I were to continue banging my most recent drum about the relation of … Continue reading

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The Shepherd of Zechariah 13

I’m not presently reading through the book of Zechariah, but in our Sunday Bible study we just recently finished up the gospel of Mark and in Mark chapter 14 Jesus quotes from the prophet Zechariah, saying, “You will all fall … Continue reading

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