Monday Musings

Power Made Perfect

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me” (2 Corinthians 12:9). We tend to think of Paul as some kind of superhero. After… Continue reading Power Made Perfect

Monday Musings

Soul’s Rest

“Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you” (Psalm 116:7). In this life, it’s easy to become unsettled. Bad things happen. Dangers may assail us. Death itself is ever lurking. In the middle of distress, it can be hard to trust God. Where is He while all this… Continue reading Soul’s Rest

Monday Musings

Stars and Worms

            “‘Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes; how much less man, who is a maggot, and the son of man, who is a worm!’” (Job 25:6).             The book of Job is a well-known story, featuring a man whom God declared upright, more than any… Continue reading Stars and Worms

Monday Musings

Mephibosheth’s Grace

           “And Mephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. And David said, ‘Mephibosheth!’ And he answered, ‘Behold, I am your servant’” (2 Samuel 9:6).             After Saul died, David spent several years fighting against Ish-bosheth, Saul’s remaining son who had claimed the throne… Continue reading Mephibosheth’s Grace

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Digory Kirke and the Grace of God

           Today, I’m posting the first installment in my new series, Of Fairy-Tales and the Father. The series will explore the Christian elements found in The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings, illustrating how fantasy can communicate biblical concepts. Our journey begins with The Magician’s Nephew, the first installment in C. S.… Continue reading Digory Kirke and the Grace of God