Monthly Archives: October 2012

Split Infinities (Hapax Legomenon part 6)

“Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary: who is so great a God as our God? Thou art the God that doest wonders: Thou hast declared Thy strength among the people.” (Psalm 77:12-13, emphasis mine) It’s almost as if Asaph was saying that there were other gods for which the true God, i.e. Jehovah, […]

Political Theater of War

“Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.” (Hebrews 12:14) Coin of the realm I couldn’t care less how you vote. If you’re following the above, with peace defined as Jesus did: “not as the world giveth, give I unto you.” (John 14:27, emphasis mine), then more power […]

The Kindness of Ravens (For the Birds part 1)

“Blessed be the Lord: for He hath shewed me His marvellous kindness…” (Psalm 31:21) Ravens have it tough. The official name for a flock of ravens is an “unkindness” (unless they’re grouped together guarding something, then it’s called a “constable”). It’s understandable when you consider that they are primarily scavengers, make horrible parents as they […]

Nothing Old Can Stay

Old I find that the grace-versus-works paradigm is at work all the time. Even ways of living that held sway over us in our infancy in Christ have a way of becoming stale as we grow older in the Lord. Sometimes, even tried-and-true traditions must be sloughed-off in order to realize God in the now […]


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