Living the Christian Life
Sometimes things are just so simple. I came across a couple of articles that are just marvelous in their simplicity:
- Matt Brown does a nice job reminding us that God has already spoken – even though we may think/feel that He is being silent: Don’t Say God is Silent with Your Bible Closed.
- Karl Vaters helps us to focus more clearly as he writes about how Finding God’s Will for Your Life Is Easier than You Think
These articles bring to mind a quote from Donald Barnhouse: 95% of knowing the will of God consists in being prepared to do it before you know what it is.
The I, T-P & A (Intriguing, Thought-Provoking and Amusing)
As the title of this blog reminds us, we, like Job, are called to stop and consider the wondrous works of God (Job 37:14). Some of the more fascinating works of the Lord can be seen in the variety of His creation. Consider:
- The case of hermit crabs and their partners
- Why paper cuts hurt so much
- The unique qualities of woodpeckers that make the NFL want to study them
On the Culture Front
- As the Supreme Court was considering the legality of Same-Sex Marriage there were cries of concern about what would be next. It looks as if the “next” is here as SCOTUS has now been petitioned over the issue of polygamy. In a recent Briefing, Albert Mohler gives us the facts and some thoughts from a Christian Worldview about all of this (In this Briefing he also touches on the North Korean nuclear test and how studies show that who you hang with says interesting things about you). When you open the page you can either listen to the podcast or read the transcript (at one point you will have to click on a link to open up the full transcript).
- The U.S. seems more and more headed down a secular pathway – what might this mean for the country? Rod Dreher looks at the recent flooding in Louisiana to point out a concern that no one seems to be thinking about in We Have Been Warned.