Happy Mother’s Day

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That’s Mom and I at a Braves game in 2013. This will be the Braves last season at Turner Field, so we may try to get in one more this summer. Continue reading

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The Fourth Man in the Fire

Screenshot 2013-03-10 at 2.19.14 PMIn Daniel chapter 3, Shadrack, Meshach and Abednego were called to appear before King Nebuchadnezzar. They were charged with not worshiping the gods of Babylon nor bowing down the golden image of Nebuchadnezzar himself. He is willing to give them another chance, and if they will bow down then all will be well. But instead:

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”  -Daniel 3:16-18 Continue reading

Mom’s Buttermilk Biscuits (Romans 8:28 style)

Here’s a very good post from back in the day (April 2008) when my blog didn’t have any readers.  The premise is that understanding Romans 8:28 is a lot like making biscuits.  This is kinda’ like shopping for groceries; don’t read this if you’re already hungry.

“And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” (ESV) Continue reading