Category Archives: Worship

Tale of Two Mountains

This past Sunday, my pastor preached from Exodus 20, the giving of the Ten Commandments. As this was God’s inauguration of the Mosaic covenant, I found the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews description interesting as compares the old covenant to God’s new covenant established through the blood of Christ and His resurrection. Continue reading

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Viewing God’s Creation With Wide-Eyed Wonder Again

Wow! It is has been over four months since my last post. I have been working through figuring a lot out. Oh, and we moved, which was a huge answer to a yearlong prayer. All in all, in the last four months I have learned time and again that God is good!

I have been able to do some reading, too. I just finished, in less than a week, N.D. Wilson’s book, Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God’s Spoken World. Wide-eyed wonder is a great description of this book. Justin Taylor calls it “provocative”.  Justin definitely gets it right. The book reads like a succession of random thoughts thrown together, but they all weave together to get his point across: This world (universe) we live in is amazing! Every part of it screams out at us that there is a Creator God that designed every corner, every microscopic organism and spoke into existence every sub-atomic particle. Continue reading

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A Song On My Lips

The other day as I was sitting at home in the afternoon, having just put my 2-year old daughter down for her nap, I sat in my chair to catch up on my reading. Soon, I heard the wonderful sound of her little voice coming from her room, singing “Jesus Loves Me” over and over. It was a sweet sound to a proud father. Though most of the words were unintelligible, ‘Jesus’ and ‘me’ were crystal clear. Continue reading

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