Martin Luther, in his Lecture on Galatians says, “The truth of the gospel is the principle article of all Christian doctrine. Most necessary is that we know this article well, teach it to others, and beat it into their heads continually.” Luther was well known for theatrically overstated opinions. I find this writing style encouraging, … Continue reading Relearning the Gospel
17 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18 Now Bethany was less than two miles[a] from Jerusalem, 19 and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother. 20 When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she … Continue reading Resurrection
Last night I came to our mid-week youth program thinking I was teaching a class and instead I learned a great deal. We are studying the character and nature of God and we were learning about four of God's character traits. God is Just God is Unchanging God is Gracious God is Unfathomable With the … Continue reading The Teacher and the Student
A week ago, in the wee hours after Rick's death. We all left the General Hospital at the same time and drove back to Beamsville. I was following Carole's and my dad's cars onto the Red Hill expressway and I thought. "We can't just be driving home! Not after that!" It seemed absurd that we … Continue reading Appearances are Deceiving
I was out sailing Friday and yes I knew it was very sunny day. UV index shoo-vee index - I put some sunscreen on (I thought) and away we went. Favourable winds had me in Port Dalhousie in an hour and a half so I stopped and was catching some rays, had a quick swim … Continue reading Burnt!