The Solitary Place

Each of the four Gospel writers portrays different aspects of the character of the Lord Jesus Christ.  In Mark’s Gospel, we see Christ as the perfect Servant of Jehovah, the One who “[took] the form of a bondservant” (Php. 2:7) and at every turn accomplished the will of God the Father.  As we read the … Continue reading The Solitary Place

The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 2)

– Part 2: The Will – In the first post in this series we began to deal with the very real struggle all of us face in our lives as believers—the struggle of how to do good.  For oftentimes we desire to “do good” but then find ourselves instead doing what we hate.  The Word … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do It (Part 2)

God’s Judgment

There's this belief in the world that God's judgment means great miraculous events like fire and brimstone raining from heaven on Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19:24), or inexplicable plagues of sickness and swarms of creatures and storms in sequence to destroy a nation's economy as happened to Egypt (Exodus 7-12), ... always something big and spectacular. But the greatest and most frightening of … Continue reading God’s Judgment