We continue our “Series in Genesis“ BEFORE READING GENESIS 6, I RECOMMEND READING JOHN GILL’S INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS GENESIS 6 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: The most remarkable thing we have upon record concerning the old world is the destruction of it by the universal deluge, the account of which commences in this chapter, wherein we … More Devotional Thought for Today – 01/12/2023
According to Theodoret of Cyrrhus, on January 1, A.D. 404, an ascetic monk named Telemachus jumped to the floor of the arena during a gladiatorial match and begged the competitors to stop. The crowd was so angry at the interruption that they stoned him to death. When Christian Emperor Honorius heard about Telemachus’ act of bravery, he … More Taking Unpopular Stands in a Strange New World
Reagan Rose | April 2, 2019 Growing up, I had a tiny, white Maltese named Poppy. Poppy could not handle conflict. Whenever there was an argument in our house, Poppy would begin to shiver and whine like a teakettle beginning to boil. If the raised voices carried on, he would carry his shivering white body … More Cloaked Cowards: A Theology of Conflict
We fritter away days, weeks, months!
(J.R. Miller, “The Sacredness of Opportunity“)
“Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:16
“Gather up the fragments that are left over. Let nothing be wasted!” John 6:12
“Time is short!” 1 Corinthians 7:29 … More We fritter away days, weeks, months!
GOD’S FAITHFULNESS God himself hath said, I will never, never forsake you – Hebrews 13:5 (Weymouth) Whatever God can do, he unquestionably will do, if he has promised it. – John Calvin Two negatives make an affirmative in grammar, but ten thousand will not make one in divinity. – Thomas Goodwin THOUGHTS The thoughts of … More PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 16 & 17 July
We all mess up… but we can all start anew… for God’s grace and mercy… are refreshed every day too. For He knows we are human… and we’ll all make mistakes… so He gives us multiple chances… no matter how many it takes. Now we each have a choice… every moment of the day… to … More We All Mess Up– But We Can All Start Anew
The God who loves what is good must not love what is evil. He must not even be ambivalent toward what is evil, what is harmful, what is destructive. He must hate it. The God of the Bible reveals himself as a God of love. But he also reveals himself as a God who hates. … More God Hates Injustice – Tim Challies
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