Posted by on January 26, 2018
Dear Ones –
Alec Motyer* in his daily devotional on the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah By the Day) says this:
“Isn’t there a disciplined habit to be cultivated if we are to get to know our Bibles like Jesus knew his? Yes, indeed. But isn’t it easy for the habit to...
Posted by Paul Edwards on January 12, 2018
This article by Brett McCracken (a man I have deep respect for as a brother in Christ) in the current issue of Christianity Today grieves me on three levels:
The implication that faithful, non-charismatic Reformed pastors (like me) are short-changing our...
If the assessment of Reformed Charismatics given by Brett McCracken in his Christianity Today piece is accurate, the movement diverges from historic Reformed orthodoxy in one salient area: Sola Scriptura: The Word of God Alone. There are alarming references in Brett's piece which seem to infer...
Posted by Paul Edwards on January 08, 2018
If you are tracking with us through the Bible with M’Cheyne’s Reading Plan, then last night you were in Ezra 7. One verse in this chapter struck me.
“For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do it…” [Ezra 7:10]
Ezra was an expert...
Posted by Paul Edwards on August 10, 2017
Within the church, there is much confusion on the subject of evangelism, specifically the means and methods to be employed to convince unsaved, unconverted, lost men and women to call upon and receive Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
But more concerning than the confusion around the subject of...
Posted by Paul Edwards on August 09, 2017
"You can tell my inner life by the darkness in some of (my paintings)." Who even knew that Jim Carrey is an accomplished painter? Not surprising, given his more well-known accomplishments on stage and screen.
Makoto Fujimura pointed me to this 6 minute video where Carrey talks about his art. The...
"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit..."
These words of Jesus (Matthew 28:19) are some of the last recorded words which He spoke to the disciples before He ascended to the right hand of His Father. It is...
Posted by Paul Edwards on June 26, 2017
Isaac Ambrose (1604 – 1664) on Christ’s Ascension
Consider Christ's ascension into heaven. What, shall he ascend, and shall we not in our contemplations follow after him? Gaze, O my soul, on this wonderful object; thou needest not fear any check from God or angel, so that thy...
Posted by Paul Edwards on March 16, 2017
The Bible, especially the Psalms.
Praying the Psalms
Prayers on the Psalms from the Scottish Psalter of 1595
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers
Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening
Hymns of Grace
The Letters of Samuel Rutherford
Walking with God Day by...
Posted by Paul Edwards on August 20, 2016
The Gospel of the Kingdom is Like an Old HymnJared C. Wilson
The gospel is an old hymn. The gospel is sheet music printed in antiquarian typeface on a yellowed page in a dusty book. It’s the “old, old story” and the “old rugged cross.” It is four verses—and...