Seeing ourselves with the eyes of God. Continue reading David in denial
We must look at the bigger picture if we will see the truth… Continue reading Why our good ideas don't matter to God
David was strong and submissive, and we can learn much from him. Continue reading Strengthening ourselves
Anger towards God deprives us of blessings. Continue reading Angry at God
Actions have consequences… Continue reading Beware of Doeg
by Barry Newton
Periodically throughout scripture, Biblical authors convey their inner turmoil. Sometimes that language moves beyond mere storytelling to providing the opportunity to vicariously experience the crisis.
When an author desires to vividly express the breadth and depth of his or her angst, perhaps even inviting the reader to identify with an experience, to merely unfold a narrative, even a descriptive one, simply will not do.
Enter the poet armed with powerful evocative imagery. Continue reading “Poetic distress”
Even sinners can preach… Continue reading Evangelism