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

The Redemption of Nebuchadnezzar

“Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble” (Daniel 4:37). About a quarter of the book of Daniel focuses on Nebuchadnezzar, the great king of Babylon. He led the… Continue reading The Redemption of Nebuchadnezzar

Monday Musings

Sustaining Creator

“‘Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements—surely you know!’” (Job 38:4-5). The majority of the book of Job is made up of Job’s complaints and his friends’ rebukes. Job just wants answers for why all this is happening to him, and… Continue reading Sustaining Creator

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Edmund Pevensie and the Sacrifice of God

            The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is one of the best-loved stories of all time. Multitudes of children grow up on the tale of the land covered in snow, cursed to be always winter and never Christmas, that is saved by four children from England through the power of Aslan, the Great Lion.… Continue reading Edmund Pevensie and the Sacrifice of God

Monday Musings

Inconvenient Power

            “Then the LORD said to him, ‘Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the LORD? Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall speak’” (Exodus 4:11-12).             Moses’ life is filled with one major… Continue reading Inconvenient Power