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A prayer for more

11/24/2011

I have recently enjoyed reading again from The Valley of Vision, a collection of Puritan prayers and devotions. The old writings are both convicting and encouraging. They constantly present a high view of God and express in vivid terms a deep sense of unworthiness of the least of his mercies. It …

One lesson from nature, another from history

11/10/2011

First, we have a lesson from nature. Here's a video to make you feel small and in awe. What God says to Job of the hawk and eagle could also be asked regarding the starlings in this film: "Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom? Doth the eagle mount up at thy command?" (39:26-27). Second, we have a lesson …

Archaeologists are (again) confirming the history of the Bible

07/14/2011

For a book whose detractors claim is so full of myths and redaction, it is astounding how frequently the history of the Bible has been confirmed and contrary theories or objections overturned by continued research. From the times of Jesus, all the way back to hundreds of years B.C., the biblical …

Disconnect to reconnect

07/07/2011

I recently came across an internet post on Phil Cooke’s blog . He writes: The culture in which we live is changing. The family as God designed it is under attack. Parents are often distracted and fail to spend adequate time with their children. Yet God’s Word declares that parents are to bring …

May God continue to bless

07/01/2011

I recently came across this Presidential Proclamation from 2006. On this Independence Day weekend, it is appropriate to echo both the gratitude and the prayer reflected in it, as we give thanks for over 200 years of God's watch-care and provision for our nation and as we pray for continued …

The Plain Mr. Knox

06/02/2011

"John Knox, more than any other man, laid the foundations of democracy, revitalised Church and Government, and brought the benefits of education to the ordinary people of Scotland. One of the most celebrated people of his era, Thomas Carlyle, said that Knox was 'The one Schotchman to whom of all …

Bible Memory Plan

05/24/2011

Here is an excerpt from the book we are giving away this month, with your donation of any amount: "The Bible Memory Plan is designed for anyone who wants to memorize the Bible. Fazed by that thought, because you aren't "good at memorizing"? Then this book is just the book for you. The plan starts …

What does the gospel demand (or promise)?

04/28/2011

Here, in this interview with David Platt, is the beautiful contrast between the "health, wealth, and prosperity" gospel and the take-up-your-cross gospel of Jesus Christ: Watch the full episode . Resource: 'Finding Grace' Blog Categories: Christian Living, Evangelism, Finding Grace, Podcasts, …

The God Who Is There

04/07/2011

"For over thirty years The God Who Is There has been the landmark book that changed the way the church sees the world. Here we learn where the clashing ideas about God, science, history and art come from and where they are going... The God Who Is There demonstrates how historic Christianity can …

Is the God of the Bible the same as the God of the Q’uran?

04/01/2011

Here is a concise, biblical answer to a very good question about which many Christians even have become confused. -shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" allowfullscreen="true" width="340" height="293"> If you would like to explore more about the unique claims of Jesus Christ, we also recommend: …