John Calvin, the Genevan Reformer is a great source when we consider the questions posed in Psalm 44. How do we wed the awful miseries of our lives with the greatness of our God?
John Calvin applies his rich theology to this text. Here are ten statements from his commentary for our instruction and comfort.
Having finished reading through the book of Proverbs, certain themes stood out to me. Perhaps they stood out because they are dominant themes from the writer. Perhaps they stood out because these are areas in which God is teaching me. Perhaps they stood out because they related so well to the times in which we live.
Prodigal pilgrims know well what it is to fall. But thanks be to God, we know what it means to rise again.
During my days of hotel work, guests often asked for recommendations to local points of interest. These points might be things to do, attractions to see or places to eat.
Concierge is a feature that points to destinations online for guests to this blog.
An eternal future awaits those who fear God. What he will provide is far superior to what sinners may possess today.
In the United States we now have the 45th president in our history. In the eyes of many citizens, this 45th president can do little wrong. To many others, he is considered an illegitimate usurper to the position.
Dictionaries close out each year by choosing a word of the year. This year these words were chosen by various influential dictionaries: post-truth (Oxford), surreal (Merriam-Webster), and xenophobia (dictionary.com). In a twist to this tradition, I am proposing a word for the upcoming year. My choice is a word that has been bouncing around in my mind for a little while. That word is conviction. It is a word previous generations of believers used on a regular basis. Perhaps we use it less today because we have become less convictional in our faith and living.
As we end the year which is 2016, we take a look back to some of the articles on this blog. These ten articles are the top ten written this year. It is worth noting that some articles from previous years continue to be found by quite a few readers.