Your God is Too Small!

In the first half of his excellent book published in 1955, Your God is Too Small, J. B. Phillips exposes “the inadequate conceptions of God which still linger unconsciously in many minds, and which prevent our catching a glimpse of the true God.”  Or, to put it in the form of a question, “What are… Continue reading Your God is Too Small!

Sugary Hymns

Check out this section of J. B. Phillips' Your God Is Too Small.  Though the language is slightly dated and the quote is rather long, it is well worth reading. "It is a thousand pities that the word 'child' has so few words that rhyme with it appropriate for a hymn.  But for this paucity… Continue reading Sugary Hymns

Judging The Christian Faith

I like how J.B. Phillips ends his classic book, Your God is Too Small.  "Critics often complain that if the world is in its present state after nineteen centuries of Christianity, then it cannot be a very good religion.  They make two ridiculous mistakes." "In the first place, Christianity - the real thing - has… Continue reading Judging The Christian Faith


I've been on a reading kick lately (more than usual), so I have many books about which to blog, but not enough time.  So I'll note a few now, and come back to them some other day.  I also hope to finish my notes on David VanDrunen's Natural Law and Two Kingdoms book very soon.… Continue reading Reading…