As with most stories, we are continually pursuant of the happy ending. We long for idealized conclusions to our favorite tales and wish there’d be a similar euphoric ending in our own life. This is why the standard fairy tale coda remains “happily ever after.” We want that. We want all the wrongs to be made right. We crave for the day when our fractured lives will be remade.
law and gospel
Another week has come and gone, but another round of “Links I Like” starts right now. Lots of stuff to get to this week, so let’s get started!
Welcome to another collection of links that have impacted me this past week. Hope you find them enlightening and encouraging.
A poem by Ralph Erskine.
Welcome to another edition of “Links I Like.” Thanks for stopping by! Hope you’re blessed by what you read.
Something my dad has said many times before, and something that I don’t think I’ll forget anytime soon, is that the keys to good biblical interpretation happen to also be the same 3 basic rules in real estate: (1) Location, (2) Location, and (3) Location. Or to put this in hermeneutical terms, we might say, Context, Context, and Context!
Welcome to a fresh collection of Links I Like. Lots of stuff to take a gander at this week. I hope you enjoy these stories as much as I did!
The salvation of wretched sinners by an omni-holy and forever-righteous God is, by all accounts, a categorical impossibility. The logic of righteousness insists as much, not permitting even the smallest ounce of sin to blemish the remarkable majesty of the Lord’s perfection. Yet, there still persists much confusion surrounding the holiness of God, which, I would contend, forms the basis upon Christ delivers His most famous discourse, the Sermon on the Mount.
Welcome to another edition of Links I Like, a weekly roundup of all the things that tickled my fancy (figuratively) over the past week. Hope you enjoy these or are as encouraged by these as I have been. Thanks for reading!
Perhaps the most astute commentary on 21st century culture came during the earthly ministry of Christ. What is a description of the fallacy of the Pharisaical teachers of the day, is actually profound insight into how most Americans live. “They are blind guides,” Jesus says. “And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit” (Matt. 15:14).