There is a Wrong Way to Read the Bible: 2 Peter 3:15-16

There are so many different ways that Christians interpret the Bible. It is tempting sometimes to want to affirm everybody’s interpretation when there is so much conflict. We want to bring peace and unity among Christians (Matt. 5:9; John 17:21). We want to be humble (Matt. 7:1; Rom. 11:34). But it is a mistake to Read More …

Searching for Wisdom: Proverbs 2:1–6

In my current season of life as an undergrad, the Book of Proverbs has been my go-to book of the Bible. One passage in particular that I go to again and again is Proverbs 2:1–6: My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and Read More …

“I Kept You From Sinning”

Abimelech was the king of Gerar. A wealthy nomad named Abraham moved into his city one day, bringing along his sister Sarah. When Abimelech saw how beautiful she was, he took her for himself. Sometime later God came to Abimelech in a dream and told him the truth: Sarah was already married, and her husband Read More …

Who Does God Love?: Introduction

The world is against us and if God is too Let us lay down in the dust bowl And join the dust the wind blows ‘Cross the ruins of a sweet lie We once thought true . . . If your will is not to save us But to banish and forsake us Then our Read More …