The Importance of Beginnings

Genesis means “beginnings,” and it is in this foundational book that we discover our origin, the reason for the existence of sin in the world, and God’s initial promise to humanity to send a Redeemer. We are introduced to the nation of Israel and to themes that endure throughout the entirety of Scripture, such asContinue reading “The Importance of Beginnings”

Every Word I Speak

I couldn’t sleep very well last night. There was something bothering me and it should have! I was deeply convicted and spent some time thinking and praying about the careless words that have been coming out of my mouth lately. When I considered the degradation of my conversations over the last few months, I wasContinue reading “Every Word I Speak”

The Martyr, Apphianus

“But what words would suffice for a suitable description of the Divine love and boldness, in confessing God, of the blessed and truly innocent lamb, I refer to the martyr Apphianus, — who presented in the sight of all, before the gates of Caesarea, a wonderful example of piety toward the only God? He wasContinue reading “The Martyr, Apphianus”