Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23) Part 1 – Safety in Numbers (Joshua 10:1-5)Part 2 – Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8)Part 3 –  Leave Nothing Undone (Joshua 11:1-15)   For this month’s blog, I would like to pick up where I left off last month in...
Make War a Long Time (Josh 11:16-23)

Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8)

Time for Battle (Joshua 10:6-8) Last month we considered Joshua 10:1-5 and how Adoni-zedek’s fear of Joshua and Israel and their new peace with Gibeon led him to form a coalition of pagan kings to fight against God rather than seek God’s mercy. This month I would like...
Weaned from Self

Weaned from Self

Weaned from Self Beloved, What would it look like to live weaned from SELF? To be sure, Christians want to live weaned from the world, but what about self? David presents this reality in Psalm 131 (many thanks to David Powlison here).. Psalm 131:1-3 O LORD, my heart...
Do you believe all of Romans 12?

Do you believe all of Romans 12?

Do you believe all of Romans 12? If you open your Bible to Romans 12:9-21 it probably has a heading like “Marks of the True Christian” or something closely related and rightly so.  In this text, one finds such things as genuine love, abhorrence of evil, holding fast...
The Greatness of God – Revisited

The Greatness of God – Revisited

The Greatness of God – Revisited I wrote this article four years ago in response to a conversation I had with my youngest daughter but as I read through it again this week its point took on new meaning. Many, right now are anxious and worried about the outcome...