I was humbled and blessed by a conversation earlier today with a gentleman who popped into our church bible study and joined us for lunch afterwards. From the minute the session began, he was speaking Truth in such an elegant and sincere way. I immediately knew something was different about him. He wasn't the type that sat back and simply observed what was going on, nor slipped in questions or comments to be insightful- he knew the truths of the bible and wanted them to be known. His passion…Continue
Reading through Psalms, and these verses have really stood out to me. "Who can discern his errors? Forgive my hidden faults. Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me." Psalm 19:12-13
I have found that reading parts of the Old Testament takes a lot of patience. Not only are names, numbers, and kingdoms sprinkled through seemingly every verse, God's people were downright forgetful, selfish, and stubborn. Especially after Joshua's death, the Israelites (the people of Judah particularly), spend generations after generations, king after king, building up altars to foreign gods and tearing them down. When the land seemed to be "cleansed" of evil, the king's successor…Continue
This post is inspired by a book that most people have heard or even read about: The Magician's Nephew, part of The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis.
I knew C.S. Lewis wrote several Christian books and heard that the Narnia books had an underlying Christian theme, which I saw in the movies. I had only read a book or two of the series back when I was in elementary school, but I saw the whole collection in my sister's room…Continue