As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.Psalm 103:13 "You, dear Lord, that have made heaven and earth, of your own good will towards me before I existed, yes, before the world was, have chosen me in Christ to be your child. You have become … Continue reading Puritan Devotional: John Bradford (1510-1555) on Psalm 103:13
I've spent the last month or so reading Elisabeth Elliot's Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. Jim Elliot was always a name I had heard thrown around but never took the time personally to investigate. Included in this book are journal entries and letters from Jim himself. These make up … Continue reading Some Honest Stuff from Jim Elliot.
The more we get what we call 'ourselves' out of the way and let Him take us over, the more truly ourselves we become. There is so much of Him that millions and millions of 'little Christs', all different, will still be too few to express Him fully. He made them all. He invented--as an … Continue reading My Own Personality – C. S. Lewis
"The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine. He has his seasons of darkness and of storm." - C. H. Spurgeon
About a year ago I received what has become a constant by my bedside: Voices from the Past - Puritan Devotional Readings (Volume 1). I received this book as a gift from Truth For Life - The Bible teaching ministry of Alistair Begg. At the time, I wasn't very acquainted with the Puritans. This devotional … Continue reading Book Recommendation: Voices From The Past – Puritan Devotional Readings, Volume 1 (Edited by Richard Rushing).
My hope for this blog is that it'll be a space to share my love of books. To quote, share, recommend, and occasionally review books that I'm reading or have read. Many of these books will be theological in their tenor and tone. There may be times where I slightly veer away from books and … Continue reading Why this blog?