Jesus’ Message in Sum

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In high school, I remember many occasions in which I was given the assignment to read a book, a piece of poetry, or a short story and then summarize its contents. The teacher then would helpfully remind the class that a good place to start would be, “The main message of _________ is …” I still remember having to read “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Admittedly, I didn’t like the book at the time, even though I was told it was it was a “classic” Summerizeand I would like it when I was an adult (for the record, I have not read it since I was 15, so I cannot say if this latter statement is true).… Continue reading

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Knowing God, pt. 2

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Last time I wrote, I gave you the first part of a two-part series on the attributes of God. Today, is part two.

I mentioned in that first post that this study came about through a series of teaching with my youth group. I profited much and now I wished to pass it along to you. Besides what greater person could you spend time learning about that the Person of God?!? (no one!!) John-17_3Now, of course, when talking about God, there is no realistic way to be exhaustive in a blog post, but summaries are helpful and a good launching point for your continued understanding of our great God and Savior as revealed in His Word.… Continue reading

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Knowing God, pt. 1

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“Knowing about God is crucially important for the living of our lives. … Disregard the study of God, and you sentence yourself to stumble and blunder through life blindfolded, as it were, with no sense of direction and no understanding of what surrounds you. This way you can waste your life and lose your soul.” – J. I. Packer[1]

“No subject of contemplation will tend more to humble the mind, than thoughts of God. … But while the subject humbles the mind it also expands it. He who often thinks of God, will have a larger mind than the man who simply plods around this narrow globe.” – C.… Continue reading

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