Silver Slippers & Rags

“You must also own Religion in all his rags,
as well as when in his silver slippers.”

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Jeremiah 7–11: Lies & Deceit

“Do not trust in deceptive words,
saying, ‘This is the temple of the Lord,
the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.’”

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Who Are These Guys?

You may be wondering why I quote men who lived a century of more before us.  It’s certainly not to bore you stiff!  There are numerous reasons I could give you about why it’s worth the effort to read authors who use a different language style and unfamiliar words.  I could say it’s because I […]

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Psalms 3–5: Distress & Deliverance

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 2: Wednesday Mid-week on Wednesday, I turned back to the Psalms.  Today’s reading is Psalm 3–5: David asks for deliverance from foes, relief from distress, and he cries for help because of his foes. Within these Psalms he affirms who God is: Psalm 3: “a shield around me, […]

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Sustaining Faith

There are many reasons why I respect and, yes, love the Apostle Paul. His words near the close of his final letter in the New Testament, 2 Timothy, reveal the stalwart character of the man who loved his fellow believers, and the man who loved the Lord Jesus.

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Blessings

I’m thankful for many things—my husband, my children and for various family and friends who are part of my life. I am grateful for strangers I have met who have encouraged me. Over the past three years my family has been through difficult times, as you may have guessed from some of my writings. We’ve […]

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Truth In The Heart

John Owen was an English pastor and brilliant Puritan theologian who lived during the 1600s.  He was a contemporary of John Bunyan, the author of Pilgrim’s Progress, and labored to have Bunyan released from his imprisonment for preaching without a license.  I’ve quoted Owen in Steerage, Perspicuity and in Songs, because I find his words […]

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Songs

Over the past week I’ve given just an introduction to some of the great doctrines regarding the Word of God.  I’ve done it to provide some help for you to grow in your understanding of what the Bible is. B. B. Warfield speaks so eloquently on revelation: “…we do not see in revelation man reaching […]

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