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Receiving the Riches of Glory - 2 Corinthians 8:9

Dr. James Montgomery Boice, the late pastor of Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, captures the essence of Advent: “Jesus descended from the peak of glory to this lowly position in order that He might raise us from our lowly position to His glory.” The significance of the incarnation is not only that we know the grace of Christ now, but that we will share His glory in the hereafter. 602 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Grandpa's Turkey Soup and the Weight of Glory

For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.

2 Corinthians 4:17

The turkey soup was in a copper-bottom stainless steel Revere pot resting on top of the wood stove in Grandpa’s shop.

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Family

Reflections on Death and Loss

I so appreciate these thoughts: “God is not the opiate that makes it easier to cope with death and loss. Death becomes more ‘complicated’ when God is there…  The same God who took our place now takes life away. 554 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Weight of Glory

This is a re-post of something I wrote last year, but as I read it again today, I was reminded of how it affected me when I wrote it at the time. 738 more words

Fall 2014

Till We Have Confusing Book Titles: Guest Post by William O'Flaherty

William O’Flaherty is like a digital C.S. Lewis handshake. He is a technological rainmaker, drawing together Lewis resources through his various posts, blogs, podcasts, interviews, and news items at… 836 more words

C.S. Lewis

Galatians 6:1b, 2

Keep watch on yourself lest you too be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.

I will begin this post by giving my translation of 5:26 and 6:1 as it now stands: “Let’s not become conceited, calling each other out, undermining each other, brothers; even if a person is taken unawares by some false step, you who are spiritual must restore him in a spirit of gentleness.” I put “brothers” with 5:26 rather than with what follows in 6:1 because 5:26 is the beginning of his remark to them. 1,542 more words

Galatians

Pigtails & Pink Elephants

More often than not, I am plagued by the common delusion that solitude is the equivalent of loneliness and that the solution to this imagined dilemma is the most unfulfilling of distractions. 685 more words

Philosophy