Prayer is more than useful, it is home. In this Psalm, mediating on our troubled world drives us to seek wisdom from God. Wisdom, in turn, drives us to seek grace from God – that he would give us joy … Read more
Why think about 1 John?
John gives three reasons for writing his letter to the churches: to complete our joy (1:4), to promote holiness (2:1) and to build up confidence in the truths of Christianity (5:13). He writes against, false … Read more
After a recent service a man came to speak to me; he said that godliness was out of reach for him, it was too high a standard, but what he wanted to know was whether or not he had made … Read more
We live in times where we fear all things will end, as T. S. Elliot put it, in either a bang or a whimper. This is a false prophecy. A more reliable prophecy comes to us from the shape and … Read more