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Review: The Fear of the Lord is Wisdom

What is wisdom? Is it knowledge well applied? Is it ethical? Theological? Proverbs mentions the Lord, but is it more like a “Confuscious says” kind of idea which anyone can use, even pagans? 1,501 more words

Review

Watching Grass Grow

I for one enjoy it:
the slow, steady bursting from soil,
those optimistic points of green poking sunward,
the outward spread of tiny tufts,
the promise of patience rewarded. 143 more words

Poetry

Balanced Judgment

A particular verse has been weighing (pun intended) upon my heart lately, and I can see its application everywhere.  It comes from Proverbs 11:1, “A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight,” (ESV).  416 more words

Sunday, March 18, 2018: How to Guard Your Steps When You Go to God's House

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.

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The Christian Life

Why we have to think differently about science and religion

This is an article commissioned from me from the American Physics Journal Physics Today. With their permission I am republishing it here for readers of this blog, 1,465 more words

Theology

Psalm 37 A Song of a Wise Life

Psalm 37

<Of David.>
1 א  Do not fret because of the wicked; do not be envious of wrongdoers,
 2 for they will soon fade like the grass, and wither like the green herb. 1,521 more words

Biblical Reflections

Religion isn’t the enemy of science: it’s been inspiring scientists for centuries

God’s scientific lesson for Job.
William Blake

Tom McLeish, Durham University

Take notice of any debate in the media and you’ll see that science and religion are, and always were, at loggerheads. 879 more words

Theology