Recently I was reading “Scripture and the Life of God” by David Watson. It’s a short survey on some key questions surrounding the use of the Bible today. It’s especially helpful in emphasizing the way in which Scripture is given for the purpose of transformation and not merely information. One of the discussions that Dr. … Continue reading Divine inspiration and messy human authors: What if even the way we received the Bible points to Jesus?
This morning in our 6:00am prayer time at Grand Lake Church I was reminded of the power of a testimony. There is something breathtaking to hear another Christian share the wonders of what God is doing. Then in my devotions shortly after (I am not holy enough to have devotions before our 6:00am prayer!) I … Continue reading The Power of a Testimony
When you read the Bible do you ever find yourself sort of skimming over the names? Be honest. When I come to a long genealogy or a list of names that are hard to pronounce I often find myself just kind of skipping down to where the "real" text starts again. Recently I have been … Continue reading Does God know your name?