Monthly Archives: March 2011

Grace Houston gets a facelift with new tile, paint

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No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow. ~Euripides

Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town and spend a year there, doing business and making money.’ Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring. What is your … Continue reading

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Disaster and God’s judgment

I just read a Fox News poll that found 4/10 Americans believe the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster is God’s judgment on selfish Japanese culture. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/03/24/poll-nearly-4-10-americans-say-natural-disasters-sign-god/?test=latestnews We heard such things after 9/11, Katrina, Indonesia and Haiti. I got asked about God and natural … Continue reading

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Luther on preaching

Luther highly esteemed the place of preaching in the Reformation. At the same time, Luther very much opposed preachers ascending to the pulpit without proper authorization. He was most certainly an advocate of the doctrine of the priesthood of all … Continue reading

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Incivility: Mark DeMoss at Temple Beth Yeshurun

Mark DeMoss is a conservative evangelical Christian Republican from Atlanta who founded the Civility Project: http://www.civilityproject.org. We also got a copy of his book “The Little Book of Wisdom” with chapters such as: • A Matter of Life and Death … Continue reading

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The woman said to him, “Sir, I see that you are a prophet.” John 4:19

I read Professor Lose’s article for devotions this morning, along with John 4 again. Excellent stuff. While Jesus conversation with a Samaritan woman in public is scandalous, and even astonishes the disciples, we must not assume that she is a … Continue reading

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Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. John 4:23

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