The Hiccups, Snapping Belt and Apple Sauce Incident

So my two-year-old has had the hiccups this afternoon ever since I arrived at home. We tried everything to help get rid of them. My wife scared him at dinner time and they seemed to stop for a few minutes. Then, after hiccuping for several more minutes, I told my wife that I had shownContinue reading “The Hiccups, Snapping Belt and Apple Sauce Incident”

Pleading With God

Asaph, in Psalm 74, is grieving the fallen city of Jerusalem and its temple, the place where God meets with His people. He calls out to God to hear, answer, and move to reestablish His fallen but covenanted people. Through this prayer, Asaph teaches us a model of pleading with God: a) it is direct;Continue reading “Pleading With God”

A Mighty Fortress

A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing; Our Helper He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing; For still our ancient foe doth seek to work us woe; His craft and pow’r are great, and, armed with cruel hate, On earth is not his equal. Martin Luther’s battle-hymn Ein’ feste Burg took itsContinue reading “A Mighty Fortress”