Consider all of your innermost desires. Put them forward, enumerate them. Now give them shape, mold them into persons, assign them wills and personality. Let them breathe and move, determine and act. Fit them with armor, equip them with weapons of war, bestow them with honor as soldiers, let them be brave and resolved in... Continue Reading →
O Unhindered Worm, who observe your own crawling and posit yourself free, Look to the eagle in the sky, And consider your confinement. O Limitless Droplet, who observe your own dimensions and posit yourself vast, Look to the oceans of the world, And consider your finitude. O Thunderous Ant, who observe your own burdens and... Continue Reading →
The Knowability of God
What’s remarkable is when the mind sets itself upon a concept that cannot be conceived; one that cannot be explored further than expression. One cannot ask the question, “What was before time and space?” because “before” can only be in time and space. It requires a change from one state to another, the measurement of... Continue Reading →
O God Enthroned in Sovereignty
In thy sin and in thy doubt, Let thy soul to Christ cry out. I cry and I plead, For thou my voice to heed. In wavering faith and stormy seas, I need more than Lebanon trees. My soul and spirit ache for thee, O God enthroned in sovereignty.
Sanctification: Sexual Purity
For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality.1 Thessalonians 4:3 (ESV) Sexual immorality is not a new problem. It is practically as old as human existence itself. The first instance we see of it in the Bible is in Gen 4:19 when Lamech (from the line of Cain)... Continue Reading →
A Part of the Story
I cannot make the wind blow, The trees grow, Or the fire glow. I cannot make the the squirrel jump, The rabbit thump, Or the sloth slump. Everything happens around me, I’m simply a part of the story, To the Creator giving glory.
The Shepherd’s Love
In the pasture and in the field, With a voice lovely and fair, The Shepherd calls my heart to yield, To his love and tender care. Seeing me in danger and lack, From my own evil and strife, He waits not but resolves to act, Yielding himself, life for life.