Don’t Associate With A Hot-Tempered Man

Here’s some thoughts on choosing to be angry and/or hot-tempered. Read and reflect. Be slow to become angry (Prov 14:16-17, 29; James 1:19-20) Love covers a multitude of sins and overlooks many offenses (Prov 10:12, 12:16, 17:9, 19:11; 1 Peter 4:8) Seek the more excellent way – the way of love (1 Cor 13:4-7) Hot…

Martin Luther on meditating on Scripture

Have you ever heard someone talk about meditating on Scripture and thought to yourself, “what in the world does that even mean?” Martin Luther, who lived back in the 1500’s, describes how to actually meditate on Scripture. First, discern what the passage actually teaches and consider what the Lord demands. Second, turn the passage into…

What Are The Weeds Of Anger?

What are the long-term results of anger or as Jerry Bridges calls it in his book Respectable Sins: Confronting The Sins We Tolerate, “weeds of anger”?  Bridges’ selected the word “weeds” because they seem to be a nuisance that you constantly have to get rid of, with the obvious correlation that the following “weeds of anger” will…

Ordinary people using ordinary means can understand the Bible

DeYoung in his book Taking God At His Word walks through several doctrines of Scripture that if rightly understood should foster confidence in a Christian concerning the Bible. One doctrine is the clarity of Scripture. Here’s several things that the clarity of Scripture means: Some portions of Scripture are clearer than others. Not every passage has a simple…