When Little Writers Are Pushed toward Big Babel Even people who have never read the Bible are familiar with the word “Babel,” and many have heard the story from Genesis 11. The CliffsNotes version goes something like this: long ago, people wanted to “make a name for themselves,” and so they decided to build a […]
The simplest questions have the deepest answers. And we’re at a stage in human history when enough thought lies behind us and around us that we feel paralyzed by all the perspectives. But thank goodness: Scripture offers us answers that don’t sacrifice depth for clarity. That doesn’t mean, however, that we’ll attain a God’s-eye view […]
“The Father of lights”—that is your name, A blinding brilliance among heavenly hosts, For even angels with wings of flame Can’t stare at Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Who is God? No question could run deeper, span wider, or coast longer on the words of men. There’s a rich deposit in Scripture of proper names […]
In my latest book project, I’ve been studying and writing about how Jesus saw people. Jesus perceived a light in others (Matt. 9:10-13)—even in the darkest characters—that he went to brighten. He saw something in them worth redeeming. What was it? The short answer is the image of God (Gen. 1:26-27). A Dense but Pressing Question But what does […]
As someone who struggles with anxiety and has written much on the topic, I get this question a lot. It’s a good one, and I want to set out an answer to it that I believe is biblical and sensitive to sufferers. The difficulty is in giving such a personal question a general response. So, […]
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