54 Minutes Well Spent

I’ve been working on my sermon series for 2009, which is a year-long sequence of messages on 100 different Bible verses everyone should know by heart.  Three of the first four verses come from John’s Gospel (John 1:1, John 1:14, and John 3:16).  As I prepared these messages, I recalled the old advice to new […]

A Practical Doctrine

In today’s sermon, I refered to a book that was written exactly 100 years ago, in 1908, by William E. Blackstone, entitled “Jesus is Coming.” According to John Walvoord, “More than any other single book, it proved a study in eschatology which served to introduce the twentieth century as a time for intense study of […]

A Ray of Cheer

This has been a draining week, and I awoke this morning in the lowest spirits I’ve felt in a long time.  I was later than usually getting to my Quiet Time, but I dutifully started reading where I left off yesterday, near the end of 1 Corinthians 14.  Coming to chapter 15, I started reading […]

Creation Hymns

I love great creation hymns like “All Creatures of Our God and King” and “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” and “Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation.”  One of the newest is called “Creation Sings” by Keith and Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend.  You can listen to it here:  http://www.gettymusic.com/creationsings.asp.  […]