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The Man Behind The Curtain
Category Archives: A Word to the Wise
There’s plenty to love about Twitter, and the wisdom of people like Tim Keller is one example. The real gospel gives us a God far more holy than a moralist can bear and far more loving than a relativist can … Continue reading
Jesus, Proverbs and American idols: An appeal to be humble, open-minded, generous, obedient and patient
Tim Keller, digging through Proverbs 3, has come up with five guides to godly living that are useful to pray about for ourselves, our families and our church leaders. They are good checks to see if we are putting these … Continue reading
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. — Proverbs 16:18 so that, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.” — I Cor. 1:31 HT: Andy Naselli
“Would you like to be rid of this spiritual depression? The first thing you have to do is to say farewell now once and forever to your past. . . . Never look back at your sins again. Say, ‘It … Continue reading
Here is a some encouragement and advice from theologian J.I. Packer to people who are new in Christ.
Thanks to Mike Anderson for making this video and to Brett Harris for the words of encouragement.
Jonathan Dodson at Boundless has a good article on anger. And, if you’re sitting there thinking, “Well, that’s nice, but it’s not me,” then you are totally mistaken. Why? Because anger is something we are deal with every day in … Continue reading
Matt Perman, over at What’s Best Next, nailed me today with a post about avoiding the temptation to complain. It’s an easy thing to do, and I am the chief among sinners. In fact, I am already considering this as … Continue reading
This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. — Psalm 118:24 I love that verse. There is a lot of suffering and doubt in Psalms, but there is a lot of hope, … Continue reading
To me, it seems awesome when you can take the truths of God’s word and the preaching of John Piper and somehow put it in a rap song. And it really works. This, of course, is through the artistry of … Continue reading