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May 2009 Archives

We turn now to James 3:13-18, one of the favorite sections in James for many Christians. I want to quote the whole passage today so you can read it in context: Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them […]

NT Wright’s new book, Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision , has a very interesting format (in the American version I’m using — I had an English copy but gave it to my colleague): the first four chps are called […]

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth, that in tranquillity your dominion may increase until the earth is filled […]

O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to […]

I’m willing to hear your arguments: How is European soccer better than American baseball?

A post from Jeremy Berg for our Friday is (from and) for Friends: I’m typing this blog from my laptop while text messaging, checking my email, listening to my Ipod, updating my Twitter and sipping an iced mocha. I’m totally […]

Here is a recognized youth ministry leader who is asking us for some help. Let’s pool our ideas and see what we can say… Since I began posting here several months ago I have received a dozen or so requests […]

Kris and I leave South Africa today and ask for your prayers for our trip home — a long one through Paris. But, the blog goes on!  We are working our way through Tom Wright’s new book, Justification: God’s Plan […]

Ah, Second Corinthians. One of the most formative classes I had in seminary was Murray Harris’ class on 2 Corinthians, and I’ve paid attention to the commentaries ever since. I begin with C.K. Barrett because I learned so much from […]

James now brings his teachings about the impact of the tongue to a close in chapter three: With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. 10 Out […]