There is this enigmatic statement by Jesus that has confused Christians for a long time (like me), and I thought I had a decent answer to it (which I did), but then something comes along and the ol’ light bulb gets switched on. Ah! Lord, now I see. Well, without further ado, here is Jesus, […]

The other day I heard the oft quoted cliche, “God never gives you more than you can handle.” I think it is another one of those quips that is meant to bring comfort and solace, and this phrase may indeed bring just that, however if you have ever taking a sense of solace in this […]

Coming this fall Reformation Heritage Books is releasing a wonderful study Bible, the Reformation Heritage King James Study Bible. The biblical text is the KJV, and the study notes reflect the historical reformed tradition as they attempt to encompass robust biblical theology. The study Bible, despite what you may think at first, will be a […]

I know, I know, I am a little behind. This post is only 18 days late, and you have my apologies. Hopefully all the free goodness will make up for the delay. Logos has their free book of the month out, The Righteousness of Faith According to Luther. This book looks to be a brief and […]

I have not blogged in a bit because I had been in the hospital, and then at home recovering and simply did not feel like blogging. For all of my concerned readers, no worries on my end. I am fine. I was in the hospital because I gave up one of kidneys to a dear […]

There is a strong Baptist notion of individual salvation in many American churches (and the Baptist movement is surprisingly (or not surprisingly?) American, and relatively new in church history). This notion of individual salvation is interesting, because it is not a predominate theme in Scripture. It is not the primary means by which God brings […]

This month there are some free goodies out there for your edification and enjoyment (those are not mutually exclusive!). Logos is giving away Spirituality of the Psalms by Walter Brueggemann. For studying the Psalms, Breuggemann is a good source and the book is brief. Ligonier is also giving away a goodie from R.C. Sproul. The […]

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