Chapter 2 of Packer's book has been incredibly convicting to me as I have examined my heart in search of answering the following question; when describing me, do people say - wow, that guy knows a lot about God. Or do they say - wow, now there's a guy who knows God? My hope would … Continue reading Knowing God – Lesson 2
Chapter 1 - The Study of God Why bother with the study of God? As C.H. Spurgeon outlined in his opening remarks of a particular sermon, there is no subject of contemplation that will humble the mind, more than thoughts of God. And while that is true, I also agree with his assessment that nothing … Continue reading Knowing God – we begin
I was recently given a book called Knowing God by J. I. Packer. Never heard of him? Neither had I. This book was published in 1973 - I was seven at the time it went to press. When I was first introduced to it - I thought; looks cool, interesting title, who wouldn't want to … Continue reading Knowing God – Do I?
Reading Proverbs 22 this morning. Wow, what a chapter!! This may be my favorite Proverb as it is so rich with so many truths, insights, practical living tips, etc. The very 1st verse is enough for any preacher to have enough material for a great sermon! Proverbs 22:1 - A good name is more desirable … Continue reading Proverbs 22