Here are the stories I put in my coffee this morning.
- Lewis on Disordered Desire to Enter the Inner Ring
Above all, focus on doing your work well and let the results take care of themselves.
- How to Be Interesting and Unhelpful
Few people would give their life for a speculation. Few will gouge out an eye or cut off a hand, because of a guess. Suppositions make weak expositions.
- In Baseball and Bible a Promise is a Promise
Discussing the timing is a fun and sometimes frustrating exercise; but we all need to start with the understanding that timing aside, to God a promise is a promise.
- If It Be Your Will
The real prayer of faith is the prayer that trusts God no matter whether the answer is yes or no. It takes no faith to “claim,” like a robber, something that is not ours to claim.
- Why You Can’t Pit Jesus Against His Bible
Still, we err when we reject the words of our Lord in the Old Testament because we cannot reconcile them to the New Testament. Instead, as disciples we must strive to humble ourselves beneath the Word, not settling for cheap, easy answers, but wrestling with the text in faith.