Living The Story We Believe (Baraka)

As I've mentioned here before, Sho Baraka's song, "Fathers, 2004" is one of my favorite songs. It made me get his book, He Saw That it Was Good. Speaking of, I was recently listening to Baraka's music and this all made me think of the "story" aspect he highlighted in his book. Here it is:… Continue reading Living The Story We Believe (Baraka)

A Kids’ Book on God’s Attributes (Nelson)

A review copy of this book came in the mail a few weeks back: God's Attributes by Jill Nelson. It very recently hit the shelves on the P&R Publishing website (and other online stores). God's Attributes is a family devotional aimed at younger kids around eight years old (give or take). There are twenty-six short… Continue reading A Kids’ Book on God’s Attributes (Nelson)

Set Free by Love to Love (Bernard)

This is an excellent meditation on loving God: "Sermon 83 on the Song of Songs" by Bernard of Clairvaux. I appreciate how Bernard is Augustinian in this exposition of love based on the greatest love song, the Song of Songs: ...God then demands to be feared as Lord, honored as Father, and loved as Bridegroom.… Continue reading Set Free by Love to Love (Bernard)

Three Pillars of Perseverance (Watson)

Here's a magnificent section of Thomas Watson's exposition of the second petition of the Lord's Prayer (Your kingdom come). Watson was discussing what it means to enter the Kingdom of God and he explained what it means to seek the Kingdom of God. He then asked if it was possible for a Christian to persevere… Continue reading Three Pillars of Perseverance (Watson)

A “Delightful Reciprocity” in Marriage (Dorsey)

I've been studying and preaching through the Song of Songs. So far it's been a rewarding experience! One helpful resource for me has been David Dorsey's The Literary Structure of the Old Testament. I appreciate how Dorsey breaks down the Song into various parts with themes and key words. If you haven't seen this resource,… Continue reading A “Delightful Reciprocity” in Marriage (Dorsey)