Do you remember the story in Genesis 19 of the family of the righteous man Lot who lives in the wicked city of Sodom? Angels visit, as the evening draws down, coming to Lot in the gate of the city and finding hospitality in his home. In the night the men of the city gather… Continue reading Remember Lot’s Wife.
I'm reading through Ezekiel at the moment in parallel with a series we're doing at our church. I've taken Robert Jenson's commentary on Ezekiel in the Brazos series along for the ride (I picked it up for $5 at Koorong). I've been working through his Systematic Theology with some friends over the course of the… Continue reading The Jealousy of God in Ezekiel 5
The devastatingly short biography of a promise.
The gospel in the garden is the gift of an enemy
I know for certain that God teaches me, because I have experienced it: and to prevent misunderstanding, this is what I mean when I say that I know for certain that God teaches me. When I was younger, I gave myself overmuch to human teaching, like others of my day, and when about seven or… Continue reading Reading with Zwingli
'If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, blessed shalt thou be in the city' (Deuteronomy 28:2,3). 'The city is full of care, and he who has to go there from day to day finds it to be a place of great wear and tear. It is full of noise, and… Continue reading City Light