“Fear not, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel! I am the one who helps you, declares the Lord” (Isaiah 41:14). We humans don’t think too highly of worms, do we? We know they have their place in the world, but we are not very impressed with them. Well, how would you like to be […]Read More On being an effective worm
J.I. Packer: “The work of the Spirit in imparting this spiritual understanding is called illumination or enlightening. It is not a giving of new revelation, but a work within us that enables us to grasp and to love the revelation that is there before us in the biblical text as heard and read, and as […]Read More What is the Illumination of the Holy Spirit?
Our Sunday School teacher, John Sensenig asked this question yesterday in class. He said, I am not going to put you on the spot and force you to answer, but just for you to consider – did you get your spiritual nourishment this morning? To that my wife added, sometimes we don’t even know we […]Read More Did you eat your bread this morning?
Imagine if the US Constitution was lost. I don’t think that would ever be possible, but just imagine that somehow it did happen. Or, for my fellow Canadians, imagine if the Charter of Rights and Freedoms was lost. In both cases it would be a great tragedy because most everyone recognizes the value and importance […]Read More Treasuring God’s Word
Fellow parents, if you haven’t made a practice of this already, it may be a good time to start encouraging your children to memorize Bible verses. Our twin daughters are now three and a half so I started to compile a short list of Bible verses they could memorize. Of course, the possibilities are endless […]Read More Bible Verses to Teach Your Children
Three years ago, Steph and I decided to cancel our TV subscription and try Netflix instead. We did this primarily for two reasons – we were getting tired of all the filth and profanity on TV and secondly, it would save us a few bucks. For the most part, we were happy with Netflix because […]Read More Entertainment Detox