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.
'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
Where can God be found? â€œOur fathers worshiped on this mountain, yet you |Jews| say that the place to worship is in Jerusalem.â€ Jesus told her, â€œBelieve Me, woman, an hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You Samaritans worship what you do not know. We… Continue reading Worship – John 4:21
â€œâ€œWhen you see the abomination that causes desolation standing where it should notâ€ (let the reader understand), â€œthen those in Judea must flee to the mountains!â€ (Mark 13:14 HCSB) That little parenthetical remark, "let the reader understand", has been the source of a great deal of discussion over the centuries. Where would Markan theologians be… Continue reading Let the Reader Understand…
There is an interesting piece of research that featured in the Sydney Morning Herald recently. The central finding is that our brains have a limited capacity to store information in working memory (similar to the RAM in a computer), i.e., there are only so many memory-tasks that we can perform simultaneously. Since, reading, listening, verbalising,… Continue reading Tyndale and the Bible Reading
In our experience, knowing God always starts with the words of another human being. Whether it was your parents, grandparents, or a friend, someone spoke to us words about God which imparted knowledge about God. I think that this probably holds true for every human being to have lived since Father Adam walked with God… Continue reading On Language