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This blog includes a few mediations by Herman Bavinck on the creation of woman. Herman Bavinck (1854-1921) was professor of Theology at Free University in Amsterdam. His book "Wonderful Works of God" is a succinct, easy to read condensed version of his systematic theology. It reads devotionally and is a wonderful guide for meditation on God. ...
Their daily work is to get their hearts crucified to the world and the things of it, and the world to their hearts; that they may not have living affections to dying things. J. Owen...
It is a personal question. Why do you tithe and how much? In a five year study by Christianity Today's sister group, Church Law and Tax, it was discovered, "only 10-25 percent of the families in the church tithe, but they often provide 50 to 80 percent of the funding." Where do you fall in that statistic? A couple questions every church member should ask themselves is how...Keep Reading
Should we expect to pray our own personal Psalm 139 and have God give us a special revelation right then and there? Does God’s word (God’s revelation to us) lead us to expect that? Before we get too disillusioned or set unbiblical expectations about God speaking in prayer, we must ask ourselves if Psalm 119:97 describes us. We are no more eager to hear from God in pray...Keep Reading
Its a new year! What are you going to read? Start the year off by reading. Make a New Year's resolution or a wish upon a star. Whatever. Mark Twain is credited with saying, "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." Resolve to read something. Make a resolution you can accomplish immediately: I'll read 50 or 100 pages on New Years day. I'll rea...Keep Reading
Form the lighthearted to the gospel-empowered, here are some things Milwood is thankful for. ...Keep Reading
What are the beliefs and worldview that make societies flourish? While each affair has unique dilemmas, societies are always a conglomeration of many issues. Various issues make up the whole of a nation’s interest. .........Keep Reading
What is love? There are myriads of both technical and colloquial definitions of the term. There are all sorts of ideals and worldviews about love. But there is one thing our culture seems to agree on: love is the most important thing. Still, what is love? What is true and genuine love? John has some answers for us! ...Keep Reading
The Bible has plenty to say about fools, particularly Solomon. He mentions fools over 65 times in the book of Proverbs alone. What do fools do? Nelson’s Bible Dictionary says a fool is “a stupid person or a senseless act.” But how do we know what a fool is? What do we do with them? ...Keep Reading
I grew up a Muslim in an abusive home, homeless at times, lived in many places of the world, been kidnapped and separated from from my mother for 13 years now, lived like a gangster (it’s hard to believe...I know), lived like a prince of Arabia, been “the popular guy”, been the outcast, danced with death a couple of times, lived extremely hedonistically and then fina...Keep Reading
Two weeks ago an undercover Planned Parenthood video about selling baby parts shocked us. Now today we’ve been shocked again. Another undercover laissez faire price negotiation over baby parts has been released. What do we do? ...Keep Reading