Category Archives: 1Timothy

Getting a Grip on Age Enduring Life

I wonder how often we’re prone to think of eternal life as a future “to do.” That it’s something that starts after death. That it’s something we’ll have to wait to experience. Something we’ll figure out how to do later. … Continue reading

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His Perfect Patience

He had known this daughter of Abraham (Lk. 13:10-17) from her beginning. After all, He knit her in her mother’s womb. He knew her in her “unformed substance.” What’s more, before she had even taken her first breath, He had … Continue reading

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The Life to Come

I’m pretty bad at remembering the specifics of books I read a number of years ago. To be honest, I’m not that great at remembering the details of what was said in a book I read last month . . … Continue reading

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Seizing Eternal Life

So . . . have been offline for the past week . . . so nice to be back at my desk this morning. Wrapped up 1Timothy this morning. Paul doesn’t waste a word. With intensity to the very end, … Continue reading

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To Save Sinners

I’ve said it before, while I enjoy having to noodle on some of the more “hidden secrets” of Scripture . . . while I like having to think a bit . . . and dig a bit . . . … Continue reading

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In Accordance with the Glorious Gospel

Reminded this morning that, while there are many facets to church life, there is only one standard. That, while shepherding a flock entails many areas of instruction and counsel, there is only one plumb line against which all teaching should … Continue reading

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Get A Firm Grip

Last week my team got creamed. My company hosted a picnic for the employees . . . food, fun, relay races, and a tug-of-war competition. What was I thinking? Talk about allowing peer pressure to put you in situations you … Continue reading

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All In

Last year, a business matter I was involved with went to mediation. A dispute had risen between the company I work for and another, and though we tried to work it out among ourselves, it just wasn’t happening . . … Continue reading

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The Church of the Living God

I was saved into a tradition where we never went to church. Oh, we came together for the breaking of bread . . . we assembled on the Lord’s day . . . we went to meeting on Sunday (morning … Continue reading

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The Church

Some might consider it but a building . . . “I’m going to the church.” Some might consider it just a set of activities . . . “I’m doing church this Sunday or, I’m going to miss church this Sunday.” … Continue reading

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