MADE BY A CARPENTER
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
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Hi all, so I said recently that I would be posting book reviews. I promised a book review to a Canadian author named Holly Dickson-Ramos a long while ago who had written Strong Spirit, a devotional for women struggling with chronic illness. I didn’t intend to drop the ball, but got very distracted by schoolwork,Continue reading “Strength in Testimony: A Review of Strong Spirit”
Hello again, I’ve been pretty bad at writing for a while now, but I’m coming back in full swing! The last month or so has been somewhat more busy, but in the main, my five-year old laptop made blogging virtually impossible. That issue has been remedied, however, and now I’m back in business. So IContinue reading “I’m Back (and what to expect)”
Hey guys. Many of you may not be aware that I struggled with depression and suicidal tendencies most of my life. Part of my story includes two attempts. But I’ve already made a YouTube video of it a while back and now I am making it accessible on my blog. I have never done aContinue reading “Open Discussion About Depression and Suicide”
What value is the study of history for the Church universal? What also is the value of doctrine? In an age where the Church, whether Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, et cetera, seems mired in too much doctrine and too little Scripture, would it not be better for the Christian community to simply reject all elseContinue reading “On the Study of Doctrine and History”
How one man’s love for Christ revived the Church’s study of the original text of Scripture Who was Desiderius Erasmus? I began Made by a Carpenter based upon a quote from this man, who said, “By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.” Most of my readers areContinue reading “Desiderius Erasmus and the Revival of Christian Scholarship”
My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. ~1 Corinthians 12:9 Disruption. Abnormality. Unknowns. New normal. Sounds like the coronavirus pandemic, doesn’t it? And yet, that’s not what I’m referring to. Long before the pandemic, these terms described people like me: disabled people. The ones who have known and livedContinue reading “Crafted In Imperfection”
Have you ever considered how difficult it is to believe in the Gospel? We’ve all had moments where we doubt our faith in God; nonbelievers reasonably reject Him. But before that sounds like heresy, I want you to hang onto that word reasonably.
Dutch humanist and Catholic priest Desiderius Erasmus once said, “By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.”
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