November 3, 2012

Don’t forget to set your clocks back before you go to bed tonight.

For those of you who think Mitt still has a chance, here is Michael Barone’s prediction. He believes that it will be a long night for the president.

I know we all have read our Bibles and derived little benefit. Here Jonathan Parnell suggests two questions that we might ask to help us gain more from our time in the Word.

Finally, here is a brief post about productivity. Long term, we are more productive working 40 hours a week than we are working 60 hours a week.


August 14, 2012

Ever wonder what to do with those Old Testament stories? What is the real point that the various authors are making? Julian Freeman offers 10 tips to help us mine out the meaning.

During our quiet time we meet with God. What should we expect from this encounter? Jeff Medders weighs in.

It may be quiet as we open the Bible in the wee hours, but inside of us — it should resemble the Battle of Mordor. Either a war is raging or a solider is readying (Ephesians 6:15).

Fred Zaspel answers the question, What is the difference between legalism and obedience? The bottom line is that obedience isn’t legalism.

Here is a post about some people witnessing in London during the Olympics. I appreciate their courage and rejoice that some people heard the truth. Be sure to watch the video at the end where the Kimya Tribe celebrates as they receive the Word of God in their language. How tragic it is that we don’t value God’s Word as we should.

This is too funny:

The Bible suggests, therefore, that the Holy Spirit normally speaks to us through the Word. He takes his own Word, he illumines it, and takes our minds and enlightens them, and we are thus made receptive to the Word…. It is not right, therefore, to speak of the Spirit or the Word, but rather of the Spirit and the Word, and especially the Spirit through the Word.

Martyn Lloyd-Jones

(HT: The Old Guys)