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Is This Water?

Over the winter I dried up. Every winter I dry up a little bit; get sick, get cold, get tired. But this was different.

The energy went. 752 more words


Neglecting the Gift

The Background

I’m currently reading the pastoral letters of Paul, what we call “1st & 2nd Timothy” and “Titus.” Timothy was a young pastor in Ephesus and Titus on the island of Crete and Paul wrote these letters to encourage these men in their roles. 565 more words

The Prayer Life of Derek Cathay is available in Gore Magazine volume 5

I am embarrassed that I haven’t mentioned this before, but my story “The Prayer Life of Derek Cathay” appeared in the January 2014 issue of Gore Magazine. 119 more words


Random (hopefully inspired) Thought

Exodus 35. “Then Moses said to the Israelites, ‘See, the Lord has chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and He has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills—  to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze,  to cut and set stones, to work in wood and to engage in all kinds of artistic crafts.   170 more words


Justin Martyr on Man's Ability to Obey or Disobey God

Justin writing around 160 AD describes the early church’s view on free will  in his First Apology chapter 43 and 44.  It seems to be diametrically opposed to what Calvin taught on the subject.  266 more words





1 PETER 1:18-19

knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.


The "Sweetest Joys and Delight" Jonathan Edwards

Last Thursday, I posted the first nugget mined in my reading of Jonathan Edwards. Oh, that we would experience the same sweet fellowship with God that he did!!! 154 more words