My Vocation

My vocation has become clearer as the years go by: to study the unchanging God without something else to do, some pragmatic reason or result. This is what I feel most called to do: SIMPLY ENJOY THE STUDY OF GOD – not write about it, not view it in relation to its political residue or […]

The Comfort of Faith in God’s Power

Faith is comforted twice over in relation to God’s power. First, because it knows that he has ample ability to do good. Thus, in order to further the salvation of believers he puts forth his hand to rule and govern all things; heaven and earth are his possession and domain, and every creature depends on […]

IKTHUS EAST SERMON, 10 SEPTEMBER 2017

SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND THE WORD OF GOD Therefore, put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. (James 1:21) Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation. (1 Peter 2:2) But he answered, […]

Attention

Giving attention is an act of love and gratitude. When we give attention to something, we in a sense bestow worth on it; we affirm its value. And it is also an act of gratitude, because we thereby appreciate its worth. To be clear, it is gratitude towards God from whom every good and perfect […]

Charitable Reading for Lawyers

I’ve just finished reading Alan Jacobs’ A Theology of Reading: A Hermeneutics of Love. It’s a book I need to reread in order to understand it better. But I’ve already learned a number of valuable things from it. Such as, read with this motivation: Love for God and love for neighbor. Whether you eventually agree […]