THE PREACHER'S PRAYER LORD, when my heart is slow to feel, And when my lips are slow to speak, And yet my heart still Thee doth seek, And yet my lips would Thee reveal; Then send Thy gracious Spirit, Lord, That He may my dull heart inspire, And touch my lips with heavenly fire, So… Continue reading All who have departed —William Saumarez Smith
I walked around in a daze yesterday. Felt like I'd spent the night going rounds in an underground Fight Club. My tender bits ached. There was this sort of slosh of spent adrenaline, an acid bath, chewing on the strings of my muscles. I couldn't write words, I kept misspelling or leaving out prefixes and… Continue reading What it means to preach.
I'm currently up to my eyeballs in reading for the Reformed Greats intensive unit at College. I was doing some research on William Perkins when I came across this little gem describing Perkins' preaching: “He used to apply the terrors of the law so directly to the consciences of his hearers, that their hearts would… Continue reading William Perkins
Some more Foucault soundbites, â€œIf sex is repressed, that is, condemned to prohibition, non-existence, and silence, then the mere fact that one is speaking about it has the appearance of a deliberate transgression. A person who holds forth in such language places himself to a certain extent outside the reach of power; he upsets established… Continue reading Prophetic Dress Code
Then Paul stood in the middle of the Areopagus and said: â€œMen of Athens! I see that you are extremely religious in every respect. For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, what you worship in… Continue reading Starting a Declaration
It's been a long time since I updated this blog with a post about what I have been doing. (Emm's also been updating her blog) So here goes... Last week was probably the busiest and most stressful week of College for me so far. The normal workload for College has been just manageable for me… Continue reading See Him Coming