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
Living Water I found you standing by the stream That ate away the earth Laid over all your ugly roots, Your lumps and bobs and warps. Those desperate roots drove deep backwards To seek besmirching soil, While clear below the brook sipped sup, All laughing, loving you. The pebbles on the floor of her Are round and safely smooth. The Read More
Sometimes the only thing that could be worse than getting what we asked for is getting what we deserve. Praise the Lord, all ye his saints.
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