Category Archives: Theological

Picking apart daisies

When I was thinking about reviving this blog, I considered subtitling it “Diary of a two-face liar.” I decided not to saddle the whole site with the mood of the day, and really, it would have been too self-congratulatory, especially coupled with “Clever Dialectic.” I considered the subtitle not purely out of self-pity. I have a troubling propensity to lie Read More

Fellowship and loneliness

Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heaven and home, When Jesus is my portion? My constant friend is He [His Eye Is On The Sparrow] It comes as no surprise to anyone that I often feel lonely. Actually, with the case at hand, it is a little too unsurprising. Yes, I lived eighteen years of my life Read More

If Only

When I recently read through John’s account of the ressurrection of Lazarus, I noticed something I had missed before. “Now Martha said to Jesus, ‘Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. But even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give You.’ “Jesus said to her, ‘Your brother will rise again.’ Read More

Choice Gift

Sometimes I think stupid people have all the fun. This is not any different than the Psalmist saying that sinners have all the fun. There may be some truth to it, perhaps, but it is a misleading way of thinking. It replaces the permanent joy of God’s presence with a transient pleasure that cannot quite reach true satisfaction. Greater truths Read More