Category Archives: Quotes of the Week

God On Earth, Man in Heaven, and All Became Mingled Together

John Chrysostom (349-407 A.D.) asks the question, “What could ever be equal to these good tidings?”

| Leave a comment

Joy Flowing to the World

Borrowing a few lyrics from “Joy to the World”, here’s how the joy of God flows out from our hearts into civilization.

| Leave a comment

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

One of my favorite lesser-known hymns that fits the Christmas season well

| Leave a comment

Jesus is the Key to the Bible

J. C. Ryle on how Scripture testifies to Christ.

| 1 Comment

A “Dull Preacher” is a Contradiction

I would say that a “dull preacher” is a contradiction in terms; if he is dull he is not a preacher.

| Leave a comment

The Absurdity of Injustice

In order that men should resist injustice, they must think it absurd; above all, they must think it startling. They must retain the violence of a virgin astonishment.

| 1 Comment

N. T. Wright On Marriage as a Signpost

N. T. Wright’s speech at Humanum this week is a masterful exposition of biblical theology.

| Leave a comment

Following God Can End Badly

Matt Chandler on ministry and suffering, and how God is the hero of the story – not us. This is powerful.

Also posted in Videos | | 4 Comments

The Holy Spirit in Your Marriage

To have a marriage that sings requires a Spirit-created ability to serve, to take yourself out of the center, to put the needs of others ahead of your own.

| Leave a comment

Writers, Passive Verbs Are Not Always Bad

We now know that telling writers to avoid the passive is bad advice. The passive construction has a number of indispensable functions because of the way it engages a reader’s attention and memory.

Also posted in Writing | | 1 Comment