Month: March 2015

  • He’s wild, you know. Not like a tame lion

    He’s wild, you know. Not like a tame lion

    C.S. Lewis describes Aslan in those terms to Lucy in one of his Narnia chronicles, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The concept of a three personal God is very precious to me.  I love the idea that He is not depending on us before He works miracles, not even on our faith. Of […]

  • Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 2)

    Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 2)

    I was sharing my last blog with my family the other night and my eldest daughter (14) challenged me to sum it up in one sentence.  So here goes: Faith comes by hearing Jesus Christ speaking by the Holy Spirit the Word of God into your heart and mind and not just by seeing words […]

  • Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 1)

    Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 1)

    A couple of blogs back I wrote about the conflation there is in our terminology when referring to the Word of God.  Jesus Christ is the Spirit behind the words, the Power in them and the Way, the Truth and the Life of them.  The words on the pages of the Bible without His presence […]

  • Biblical Rejoicing

    Biblical Rejoicing

    “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials” James 1:2 Biblical rejoicing has nothing to do with being happy or experiencing pleasure and everything to do with faith. “In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, 7so that the […]

  • The Word of God

    The Word of God

    I don’t know about you but I’ve been a long time around Christians and I’ve often found that the Word of God is used without distinction between the bible and Jesus Christ.  “In the beginning was the Word” according to John’s Gospel which confounds the two even further. So what exactly is the Word of […]