Q. What is a geologist’s favorite band?A. The Rolling Stones Q. How do geologist like to relax?A. In rocking chairs. Q. What do you call an Irish rock that’s a fake?A. A sham-rock.
All we’re saying is that God has the first word, initiating the action in which we play our part for good or ill.Are you going to object, “So how can God blame us for anything since he’s in charge of everything? If the big decisions are already made, what say do we have in it?”… Read More
If I measure by the fervency and frequency of my prayers for others salvation, my heart has not been broken enough. That was my first humbling realization in reading this chapter. Paul’s Heart My Heart Paul described an enormous pain that never left him–for his family who had not yet believed in God. I made… Read More
This chapter really spoke to me, so I read it over and over again. I thought our study would would go through the whole chapter, but I found myself sitting in the sections, reading multiple versions (always going back to The Message), and following many rabbit trails that linked to these verses in my brain.… Read More
“I’m not trespassing. I’m a geologist.” Q. What do you call a rock that never goes to school?A: A skipping stone. Q. Where do rocks like to sleep?A. In bedrock.
My response is to get down on my knees before the Father, this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit—not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength—that Christ will live in you as you open the door and invite him in. And I… Read More
We’ve spent a few months at an archeological dig site, uncovering the precious artifacts that we’ve found there. We’ve cataloged our finds and asked questions about how they speak into our lives. The Bible Project created a wonderful overview on the book of Romans that I think we will all find very helpful. This review… Read More