Category Archives: Spiritual

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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What Was Said

Thank you all for your prayers. They have been much appreciated, and will continue to be much appreciated. I believe I have acted over these past days with wisdom and grace which I can take no credit for in myself. … Continue reading

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How Then Shall We Live?

It is late, so I am going to keep this very short. Maybe I will write more about this subject later, maybe not. I, and everyone in this situation, need your prayers. The last two weeks have been especially hard. … 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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Interpreting Ezekiel

In the earlier post “Ezekiel and The Warnings of Scripture” I mentioned that, “In the book of Ezekiel I am often left to meditate on and ponder the full depth and meaning of the symbolism given, and the relation of … Continue reading

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The Sins of Generations

It’s natural for anyone who seriously considers sin to eventually come around to the matter of sin and the family unit. We might ask “Is a father (or mother) responsible for the sins of the child? After all, they were … Continue reading

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Ezekiel and The Warnings of Scripture

I find it troubling how so much of present day Christianity finds so little use for the Old Testament, or, in using it, so mis-use it. Most would not verbally say that the Old Testament isn’t important, (though the more … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration and The Centrality of Christ

**** “For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form” (Col. 2:9) “And he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put … Continue reading

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Aroma of Death

(Note: The thought here is related to that of my earlier piece “You Must Die!” This is just a further meditation that could be tacked onto that.) Toward the end of the book of Jeremiah we read how everything that … Continue reading

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