Detail of the Verduner altarpiece in Klosterneuburg, Austria by Nicholas of Verdun

Salvation Belongs to The Lord

I just finished reading Tullian Tchividjian’s book Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels. The book is an interesting, insightful, and helpful commentary on the book of Jonah. The author is the pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and the…

"The Princess & The Goblin" Illustration

Sisters, We Are Not Normal

Depending on the day and the girls, I am grandmother to either Princess Arial, Snow White, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Merida (Brave), or to Woody, Jessie, Belle, or Goofy. I never know until I see the costume, and then I must quickly slip into the story…

That’s Just Plain Rude!

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. …  Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and…

What Angels Ache to See

“… things into which angels long to look.” 1 Peter 1:12 ESV  What do angels greatly desire to gaze at? The obvious answer is “your salvation.” Or, more precisely, “The angels ache to gaze at what God did to bring about your salvation.” What God…