Review: More Than a Carpenter

Author: Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell Publisher: Tyndale Momentum Rating: 4/5 stars Amazon Price: $4.11 – $10.99 Review Josh McDowell gives a terrific historical analysis of the historical Jesus. He lists a great amount of evidence speaking to the authenticity of the Scriptures and the historical reality of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. Before reading this book, I first…

Godly Integrity

As part of my daily life, I try to practise my Hebrew translation skills by translating certain Hebrew texts into English. Lately I’ve been working on the Joseph narrative. In a recent translation I did, something struck me as I was translating it. This seems to happen a lot when I translate the text from…

“Here I Am!”

I’ve read the account of Paul’s conversion dozens of times, and every time I read it, I’m always struck by Paul’s/Saul’s statement, “Who are you, Lord” (Acts 9:5)? Jesus appeared to Paul, and he didn’t know who it was, so how did he have the sense to call Him Lord? In the commentary section, the…

Waiting for Grace

Genesis 21:1-2, The LORD visited Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as He had promised. And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him. Can you recall a time when God called you to obedience? Indeed, He calls…

God’s Grace in Death

Romans 8:31-32, What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare His own Son but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him graciously give us all things? Human death is always tragic. When a brother or…

God’s Prevailing Purpose

Romans 8:28, And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose. Many of us have probably read this passage dozens of times, and it’s rather comforting. But as comforting as it is, it may also leave us confused and inquisitive, especially…

Wrapped in Grace

Genesis 3:21-24, And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins and clothed them. Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and…