Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Crucible and the Furnace.

“The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but man is tested by the praise he receives.” – Proverbs 27:21      This verse always strikes me to the core. My natural tendency is to seek affirmation from friends, family, … Continue reading

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Yoke.

 “28 Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest … Continue reading

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Resounding.

     Well, this feels like the longest I’ve gone without blogging since I began, and I suppose it’s due to a lack of time spent on the computer. Well, I don’t have a large and eloquent post, but here’s a poem … Continue reading

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Depth.

“Those who err in mind will know the truth, and those who criticize will accept instruction.” Isaiah 29:24      This verse has been rattling around in my head this last week. I’ve been thinking a lot about how intellectualism is … Continue reading

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What People Don’t Want to Hear.

“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation. . .” 2 Corinthians 7:10a      Repentance has become a very unpopular subject these days. I’ve been noticing a most irritating trend among a good deal of preachers of watering down the … Continue reading

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Loner.

      “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12       As my blog’s url clearly shows, I am a peculiar fellow. I’ve been reminded of this by a realization … Continue reading

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Unpopular Theology.

     In my opinion one of the most dangerous lines of thinking that’s taken hold of the Church these days is man-centered theology. It is strange to me that one of the most terrible forms of heresy is so wide-spread … Continue reading

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