Tag Archives: wisdom

Jesus is the Answer

Christmas Sunday Homily, 2019 Jesus is the answer. When Solomon prayed for Wisdom, and when we follow his example (as in Wisdom 9:1-7), Jesus is the answer.  “O come thou wisdom from on high, and ordrest all things mightily….  Rejoice, … Continue reading

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The Bible is Self-Reflective

this is part sixteen of the series “The Bible Is“ One of the greatest features of the Bible is that it is the literary equivalent of being self-aware.  Taking things a step beyond the reality that the Bible was written … Continue reading

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The Bible Is Wisdom

This is part fourteen of a sixteen part series, “The Bible Is“. One of the old stereotypes concerning the Bible is that it is full of useful sayings and good advice.  Although it is true that all Scripture “is profitable … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Man’s Wisdom

As we heard about Jesus gathering some of his first disciples in the Gospel reading today, we also heard Paul gathering his initial salvo of arguments for his audience in Corinth.  The 1st letter to the Corinthians is an interesting … Continue reading

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Wrestling with God (2 of 3)

This is an excerpt from my sermon on Sunday 25 October on Genesis 32:24-29. Ah, the story of Jacob wrestling with God for his blessing: what an inspiring account!  How comforting it is to know that if you just wrestle … Continue reading

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Wrestling with God (1 of 3)

This is an excerpt from my sermon on Sunday 25 October on Genesis 32:24-29. Ah, the story of Jacob wrestling with God for his blessing: what an inspiring account! How comforting it is to know that if you just wrestle … Continue reading

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Frequently Misused Verses: the fear of the Lord

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. – Proverbs 1:7 & 9:10 & Psalm 111:10 Oftentimes, quotes from the Bible are misused because they’re part of a relatively complex setting and get oversimplified when taken out of … Continue reading

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