It is not my purpose to present a theory of missions, but simply to give a clear...– Edward Judson, in the Life of Adoniram Judson, a biography of his father. My Bible study group is starting to read “To the Golden Shore,” a biography of Judson by Courtney Anderson and I came across this quote. It seems to me that the world would be better served with more stories and...
Covered by Blood
By His blood I am washed Can there be blood enough? For my deeds to be squashed To erase the bad stuff How can I see? Coming from me Does He hear my plea? But blood does increase As focus to others turns And my self-thoughts decrease Then blood returns Enough for she and me Coming from He Whose blood was shed at Calvary
from Anna Karenina, which I am buried in,...
audreyassad: “Through love she knew all his soul, and in his soul she saw what she wanted, and that such a state of soul should be called unbelieving was to her a matter of no account.” I can’t yet put my finger on exactly why, but these words brought comfort to a space in my heart I didn’t know needed it. Can I see beyond what someone is now, to what he can, and perhaps shall be?
A faith which held that the Son of God was born in a manger, associated himself...– W. H. Auden, qtd. here
World Water Day →
In light of today being World Water Day, I thought I’d post something I wrote recently on the energy-water nexus for Triple Pundit.
God’s power in the world is ambiguous. It doesn’t look like power—in...– What Shall We Say? by Thomas G. Long. This book looks like an interesting contribution to the never ending ongoing discussion of theodicy.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress,...– Romans 8:35-39 (ESV). Tomorrow morning at First Baptist Church, I’m reading these verses during the 8:45 service.