I opened my email this morning and was chagrined to see that today’s Old Testament selection was the first two chapters of Song of Solomon. I know it is probably considered unseemly to admit to not liking a book of the Bible, but it is true all the same. I do not like Song of Solomon. … More Song of Solomon: my least favorite book
Over the last several days I have watched a very interesting and well done documentary, Is Genesis History? on Netflix. If you have Netflix I highly recommend you check it out while it is part of their catalog. You can also stream it for $4.99 on Amazon. There is a free downloadable PDF church and family … More Documentary review: Is Genesis History?
It was one year ago today that I started this blog, One Hired Late In The Day! I am thankful to the Lord for supplying the ideas and words to produce over 160 essays. I hope that my readers have found the blog edifying and helpful. I have enjoyed writing and feel that it has … More One Year Anniversary!
Generally speaking, people seem to have a lot of confusion about how a person is saved. This holds true for those outside of the Church and even within. Were the Old Testament saints saved by keeping the Law? If we are saved by grace alone, why do we have to obey Jesus? Isn’t that … More Saved by Law, works, or grace? Cause and effect: a clarification
The Church, since its beginning, has struggled with allowing too much of the world in. What do I mean by that? I mean that corporately, we haven’t done such a great job of making sure it is Scripture alone that informs our thinking, viewpoint, decisions, standards, morals and values. One obvious way that we see … More Self-Care and the Christian
When you write about Biblical and theological things, you find yourself covering the same truths, principles, and issues over and over. If you read the Bible, you will find that it does the same thing. That is because we need frequent reminders. We are sheep who are prone to wander and stray, but we have … More When feelings conflict with Scripture
What is meant when we say that there is ‘common grace’? John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue in their book Biblical Doctrine explain it this way: “As an expression of the universal goodness and benevolence of God, common grace is experienced by all people without exception, including those who will never receive salvation” (p.488). From Scripture … More Common Grace