Why Did Jesus Not Dazzle?

Some may ask, why did He not manifest Himself by means of other and nobler parts of creation, and use some nobler instrument, such as sun or moon or stars or fire or air, instead of mere man? The answer is this. The Lord did not come to make a display. He came to heal and to teach suffering men. …

Air Conditioning and Rebellion

Air-conditioned houses can cause us to not be as acquiescent to the will of God – to some degree. We, as sinners, have a tendency to buck up against weather and comfort moves us away from being molded by “normal” events. That is to say, rather than learn perseverance and patience from the heat of summer or the cold of …

Engagement and Love

A wordplay if you will. When I proposed to my wife, I told her for the first time that I loved her and then got down on one knee and asked her to be my wife. Of the definitions on Webster.com I liked the fourth one which says: to come together and interlock (as of machinery parts) : be or …